Sabine County, Texas

Indexed 8 April 2001 by Kay Parker McCary & Billy Neal Fussell

Gellatly Cemetery Historical Marker


Gellatly Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas - From the courthouse in Hemphill take Hwy 83 East 1 block to Hwy 87. Go North or Left 7 miles to Milam. Continue North on Hwy 87 for 4.2 miles. Turn West or Left on Lickskillet Road. At 1.2 miles and take the right fork in the road. The Cemetery will be 0.1 mile on the right. There is a Historical Marker. Additional information added in parenthesis

    Name Born Died Inscription Comments
1   GELLATLY, Agnes 16 Jul 1807 23 Aug 1864 "Our Mother - Born In Scotland" (on back - Repaired by Great Great Grandaughter Grace K. Morris March 1990)
2   GELLATLY, Peter 30 Jan 1840 28 Feb 1916 "Scotsman - Born in Sabine County Texas - Died In San Augustine Tex"  
3   GELLATLY, Robt. 26 Dec 1791 12 Sept 1880 "Our Father - Born in Scotland"  
4   MASON, Kate 12 Oct 1876 31 Dec 1902 "Erected by Woodmen Circle - Wife of J. L. Mason - She sleeps beneath her native earth And near the spot that gave her birth Her youthful feet trod flowers that bloom In beauty o're her early tomb."  
5   MATHEWS, Anna 16 Jan 1832 25 Nov 1863 "Our Sister - Born in N. J."  
6   PARRISH, Allie J. 15 May 1869 23 July 1896 "Wife of M. S. Parrish - Above the waves of earthly strife, Above the ills and cares of life where all is peaceful, bright and fair My home is there My home is there." dbl/w Rodney Parrish 
7   PARRISH, Rodney 11 June 1894 19 Nov 1899 "Son of M. S. & Allie J. Parrish - Lead Kindly Light - Beyond th sunsets radiant glow, There is a fairer world I know." dbl/w Allie J. Parrish
8   PARRISH, Ruby 9 June 1892 25 Nov 1899 "Dau of M. S. & Allie J. Parrish - To those who for my loss we grieved. This consolation given, I'm from a world of woe relieved, and bloom a rose in Heaven."  

Sabine County Cemeteries