McGOWN CEMETERY  - Sabine County, Texas

McGOWN CEMETERY
(aka McGown-Davis Cemetery)
Sabine County, Texas

Indexed 6 July 2001 by Mackie and Kay Parker McCary

McGown Cemetery Historical Marker

DIRECTIONS

McGown Cemetery, Milam, Sabine County, Texas – From the Courthouse in Hemphill take FM 83 East 1 block to Hwy 87.  Go North or Left on Hwy 87 for 7 miles to Milam.  Take Hwy 21 West or Left 3.0 miles, turn North or Right onto a gravel road, go across a cattle guard and 0.2 mile to the Cemetery.  (This gravel road is just past the intersection of Hwy 21 and Hwy 103 and follows the eastern boundary of a pasture.)  Additional information added in parenthesis.  There is a Historical Marker.  Another marker present also says:  “McGown – Davis Cemetery – This cemetery is maintained from the estate of Ida Kirk Lewis.”  This is probably the most beautiful, well kept cemetery in Sabine County.
First Marked Burial – 2 Oct 1842 ** Last Marked Burial – 16 July 1999

@ This information from Blanche Toole
* This information from J. B. Sanders cemetery book.  We did not find this marker.
# This marker was moved from Milam Cemetery in 1984.

    Name Born Died Inscription Comments
1   BEAUCHAMP, Ray 20 Dec 1920 10 Dec 1927    
2   BEAUCHAMP, Vergie McGown 23 Jan 1897 30 May 1958    
3   BOYD, Andrew H. 1885 1887    
4   BOYD, Sallie E. (McGown) 1860
(Aug 1861)
1900
(aft 6 Jun)
  (Sarah E. McGown Boyd – d/o Andrew Alexander Henderson McGown & Mary Elizabeth Stovall – married William H. Boyd 4 Nov 1876 SCT)
5   BOYD, William H. (Mar) 1856 1917   (Married Sarah E. McGown 4 Nov 1876 SCT)
6   BROWNING, Julia Ann 13 Jan 1836 26 Dec 1916 "Wife of William" (Browning)  
7   BROWNING, Lydia (Howard) 1 Sep 1843 12 Apr 1922 In Memoriam - Woodmen Circle - Wife of P.(Peyton) H. Browning – A tender mother and a faithful friend" (married 18 Feb 1900 SCT)
8   BROWNING, Nina L. 3 Jun 1883 17 Feb 1919   dbl/w Perry Browning
9   BROWNING, Perry 7 Feb 1841 7 Jan 1927   dbl/w Lydia Howard Browning
10   BROWNING, Peyton Howard 1875 1949   (married Nina L. Browning 18 Feb 1900 SCT)
11   BROWNING, William 23 Nov 1833 29 Aug 1918 "Husband of Julia Ann (Browning)  
12   COVINGTON, Maffitt E. 24 Jul 1894 23 Nov 1939 "Prepare to meet me in Heaven"  
13   COVINGTON, Marlin E. "Jack" 23 Sep 1923 21 Mar 1995 Hero, Father, Friend, Fisherman –
S Sgt U S Army WW I"
 
14   DRAWHORN, Sallie Lilla 22 Jun 1885 4 Jan 1930 "Mother" (Sallie Lilla Drawhorn married C. E. Drawhorn 15 Oct 1905 SCT)
15   FISHER, Frances Roper 23 Jan 1927 29 Dec 1945 Lord teach me to give back to Thee, the treasure Thou did’st lend to me."  
16   GRAVES, Evie R. Kirk 20 Jan 1913 ---    
17   GRAVES, Fred L. 7 Feb 1907 1 Nov 1988    
18   GRAVES, Nim K., Sr. 1941 1999   (Cook-Walden Funeral Home marker)
19   HARVEY, Mary Louisa (Vickers) (7 May) 1886 (Jun) 1976 DRT emblem (d/o Joseph Jefferson Vickers & Sarah Elizabeth Bennett - m.  Jesse Perkins Harvey)
20   # KIRK, Evie (R. Harris) 12 Jan 1879 12 Jun 1919 "In Memoriam – Woodmen Circle – A tender mother and a faithful friend" dbl/w Robert Lee Kirk
21   KIRK, Georgie (Ida) McGown 4 Feb 1876 29 Nov 1957   (married S. C. Kirk – 10 Oct 1894 SCT)
22   KIRK, James Perkins 1901 1902 "Asleep In Jesus"  
23   # KIRK, Lizzie Lee 21 Jun 1906 27 Dec 1906 "Daughter of R. L. and E. R. Kirk -- Budded on Earth to bloom in Heaven"  
24   KIRK, Mattie 1 Jan 1852 20 Jan 1922 "Come Ye Blessed - Wife of Robert C. Kirk – Her toils are past, Her work is done, She fought the fight, The victory won"  
25   # KIRK, Mattie Jenniece 15 Mar 1909 18 May 1910 "In Memoriam (on back) Budded on Earth to bloom in Heaven" (d/o Robert Lee Kirk & Evie R. Harris)
26   # KIRK, Robbie Louis 4 Mar 1911 27 Dec 1911 "In Memoriam (on back) Budded on Earth to bloom in Heaven"  
27   KIRK, Robert C. 20 Sep 1844 30 Oct 1918 "Come Ye Blessed  - FLT– His life is past, His work is done, He fought the fight, His victory won." (h/o Mattie Kirk)
28   # KIRK, Robert Lee 28 Jan 1881 28 Feb 1940 "Couldst love have saved thou hadst not died – BUD" dbl/w Evie Kirk
29   KIRK, S. C. 10 Jul 1873 28 Nov 1905 "Erected by WOW – DUM TACET CLAMAT"  
30   KIRK, Willis 21 Jul 1903 23 Feb 1929    
31   KYLE, Ann N. 18 Sep 1816 2 Oct 1842 "Born in Mecklingburg Co. Virginia" (Has 2 markers – one is old, broken & barely readable, and another is newer)
32   LEWIS, Ida Kirk 30 Jan 1896 18 Dec 1960   dbl/w William Martin Lewis
33   LEWIS, William Martin 17 Oct 1902 26 Jan 1979   dbl/w Ida Kirk Lewis
34   MARSHBURN, Dora McGown 22 Sep 1922 26 Jul 1997   dbl/w Joseph Edward Marshburn
35   MARSHBURN, Dwayne B. (Burton) 31 May 1957 ---   dbl/w Wayne P. Marshburn
36   MARSHBURN, Joseph Edward 26 Feb 1917 4 Aug 1996   dbl/w Dora McGown Marshburn
37   MARSHBURN, Wayne P. (Perry) 31 May 1957 16 July 1999   dbl/w Dwayne B. Marshburn
38   McGOWN, A. H. (Andrew Henderson) 9 Mar 1824 14 Aug 1904   dbl/w Elizabeth B. Stovall McGown
39   McGOWN, A. J. 17 Oct 1865 10 Mar 1886 "Death is eternal life Why should we weep" h/o Mattie Edna McGown
40   McGOWN, Albert L. 26 Sep 1875 21 Feb 1953 Masonic emblem dbl/w Fannie V. Cobb McGown (m. 8 Jan 1896 SCT)
41   McGOWN, Charles B. 14 Oct 1894 18 Oct 1965 TEXAS Cpl Co A 360 Inf 90 Div WW I  
42   McGOWN, Drayton Pratt 1883 1908 "Father"  
43   McGOWN, Elizabeth B. (Burton Stovall) 30 May 1830 12 Oct 1906   dbl/w Andrew Henderson McGown
44   McGOWN, Eugene 25 Dec 1897 16 Nov 1936    
45   McGOWN, Fannie V. (Cobb) 20 Mar 1876 28 Dec 1958   dbl/w Albert L. McGown (m. 8 Jan 1896 SCT)
46   McGOWN, George (Washington) 1852 1897 "Father – Sweet be thy sleep" dbl/w Ida H. Smith McGown (s/o Andrew Alexander Henderson McGown & Elizabeth Burton Stovall )
47   McGOWN, Georgia P. (Browning) 1861 1934 "At Rest" dbl/w Isaac H. McGown (m. 6 Mar 1892 SCT)
48   McGOWN, George W. (Washington) 26 Nov 1799 25 Jan 1859   h/o Peggy McGown
49   McGOWN, Hattie (Williams) 18 Nov 1862 18 Apr 1885 "Wife of J. H. McGown ‘Tis but the casket lies here, The gem that filled it sparkles yet." (m. Jefferson H. McGown 1 Dec 1881 SCT)
50   McGOWN, Ida (H. Smith) 1850 1905 "Mother - Sweet be thy sleep" dbl/w George McGown (Dau of Henry Young Smith & Tallulah ?)
51   McGOWN, Isaac H. 1870 1944 "At Rest" dbl/w Georgia P. Browning McGown (m. 6 Mar 1892 SCT)
52   McGOWN, J. H. (Jefferson) 5 Oct 1862 9 MAr 1917   (1st m. Hattie Williams 1 Dec 1881 SCT – 2nd m. Lucy Coussons 30 Dec 1885 SCT– s/o Andrew Alexander Henderson McGown & Mary Elizabeth Stovall)
53   McGOWN, Jane Evens 1850 1871 (1st) Wife of Geo. W. (McGown) (d/o Halcott Clark Evans & Priscilla R. Evans)
54   McGOWN, John Thomas 1853 1934 "Asleep in Jesus" - Masonic emblem (s/o Andrew Alexander Henderson McGown & Elizabeth Burton Stovall - wf Lula McGown)
55   McGOWN, Leo E. 3 Sept 1920 10 Jan 1984 "In Loving Memory"  
56   McGOWN, Lucy (Coussons) 6 Jul 1867 10 May 1898 "Mother" (married Jefferson H. McGown 30 Dec 1885 SCT)
57   McGOWN, Lula 30 Jun 1855 17 Oct 1927 "She was a kind and affectionate wife, a fond mother and a friend to all" (w/o John Thomas McGown)
58   McGOWN, Lula Vernon 16 Mar 1888 1 Oct 1923 "Our Child - Dau of Mr. & Mrs. J. T. (Lula) McGown – Twas hard to five thee up But Thy will, O God be done"  
59   McGOWN, Mrs. M. E. (Mary Elizabeth Conn) 12 May 1872 19 Apr 1896 "Wife of W. C. McGown – Our loved one" (married Sam Houston McGown 22 Dec 1875 SCT)
60   McGOWN, Mable H. (Harrell) 24 Nov 1890 20 July 1973   dbl/w Perry H. McGown (married 27 Nov 1907 SCT)
61   McGOWN, Mattie Edna 14 Nov 1857 29 Jul 1915 "Wife of A. J. McGown – Thy loss we deeply feel"  
62   McGOWN, Minnie A. 8 July 1888 5 June 1890 "Dau of J H & Lucy McGown – She carries the lambs in her bosom"  
63   McGOWN, Monnie 3 Jan 1897 2 Aug 1974 "The Lord is my shepherd"  
63   McGOWN, Omar 1895 1896 "Baby"  
65   McGOWN, Peggy (Margaret Sartin) 28 Feb 1801 20 Jul 1873   (d/o James & Mary Ann Sartain - w/o George W. McGown)
66   McGOWN, Perry H. 24 Aug 1884 8 Jan 1963   (married Mable Harrell 27 Nov 1907 SCT)
67   McGOWN, Perry L. (Lester) 2 Feb 1896 1 Sept 1991   dbl/w Vera Vivian McGown
68   McGOWN, R. G. 29 Jun 1882 6 Nov 1931 Masonic emblem  
69   McGOWN, Robert Theron 11 Sept 1908 9 May 1962 (TX M/Sgt HQ Dep 327 QM Bn WW II)  
70   McGOWN, Sam Houston 22 Mar 1858 15 July 1896 "Husband of Mary Elizabeth Conn McGown – “Be still and know that I am God:”  Psalm 46:10" (s/o Andrew Alexander Henderson McGown & Mary Elizabeth Stovall – Married 22 Dec 1875 SCT)
71   McGOWN, Vivian (Vera V.) 27 Dec 1900 31 July 1991   dbl.w Perry L. McGown
72   McGOWN, Mr. W. C. 28 Jun 1870 20 Mar 1895 "At Rest - Only Sleeping" h/o M. E. McGown
73   McINNERNEY, Colleen Sandra 30 Jan 1984 30 Jan 1984 "Gone but not forgotten.  We will always love you.  Dad, Mom and Courtney"  
74   NEAL, Brian Arnold 24 Feb 1964 25 Apr 1987 "We will meet again (onb back) Mother Bonnie Arnold"  
75   REYNOLDS, Alef (Lou) M. 5 Nov 1903 1 Apr 1997   dbl/w Waple H. Reynolds
76   REYNOLDS,  Waple H. 26 Jul 1902 13 Aug 1963   dbl/e Alef M. Reynolds
77   ROPER, Basil S. 16 Nov 1901 27 Apr 1989   dbl/w Eva McGown Roper
78   ROPER, Eva McGown 29 Mar 1901 18 Jun 1990   dbl/w Basil S. Roper
79   RUSSELL, Infant Son 27 Dec 1895 12 Jan 1896 "Infant Son of Mr. & Mrs. A. B. Russell"  
80   RUSSELL, Timmie Kirk 12 Mar 1895 17 Sep 1949    
81   SMITH, H. Y. (Henry Young) 28 Jun 1810 15 Jun 1896   dbl/w Lucy A. Smith
82   SMITH, Hattie G. 1867 1907 "Mother"  
83   SMITH, Lucy A. 25 Sept 1819 25 July 1890    dbl/w Henry Young Smith
84   @ STOVALL, Sarah 1804 1860   (Died at home of her daughter, Elizabeth “Beth” Stovall McGown – Buried at the foot of William & Julia Browning’s grave or head of Billie Boyd)
85   * STOVALL, Thomas S. --- ---   (Father of Elizabeth Burton Stovall McGown)
86   WARNER, Brose E. 16 Mar 1906 2 Sept 1971   dbl/w Verlie M. Warner
87   WARNER, Verlie M. 18 May 1912 18 Feb 1998   dbl/w Brose E. Warner
88   (rock slab) --- ---   (no furthur information)

Sabine County Cemeteries