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Magill Cemetery
Burnet County, Texas

Lat: 30°44'25"N, Lon: 98°14'06"W

Contributed by Barry Caraway, Jul 28, 2002 [barrycaraway@hotmail.com]. Total records = 5.

From the city of Burnet go south on hwy 281. You will see the Burnet airport on the right. Take a right at the airport. When you turn into the airport you will see the cemetery on right it has a rock wall around it and a historical marker.

Magill cemetery is not in use any more. The city of Burnet takes great care of the cemetery. The historical marker inscription is at the end of this listing.

This is the complete list of all graves that has tombstones, only one unknown grave. I surveyed this cemetery on Jul 27, 2002.

- Barry Caraway

Magill, Elizabeth Alice, b. 23 Dec 1831, d. 11 Mar 1914, wife of William H.
Magill, John S, b. 10 Oct 1848, d. 12 Nov 1863, son of W.H.and Rebecca, killed by indians
Magill, Nancy, b. 20 Dec 1792, d. 23 Feb 1865, wife of Samuel P.
Magill, Samuel P., b. 16 Oct 1783, d. 6 Apr 1865
Magill, William Harrison, b. 3 Jan 1813, d. 17 Dec 1878


Historical Marker Inscription

“Surrounded by a rock wall, the small pioneer family cemetery just west of this site located on land that was once part of the William H. Magill homestead. Magill, a veteran of the battle of San Jacinto, moved his family to Burnet county in 1850, he established this grave yard with the burial of his 15-year-old son, John, in 1863 the remaining four graves include William H. Magill (1813-1914) and his second wife Elizabeth (1831-1914) and his parents Nancy (1792-1865)and father Samuel (1783-1865) Magill. At least one unmarked grave is known to exist. ”

 

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