Smith Point, Chambers County, Texas
Lat: 29°32'04"N, Lon: 94°45'26"W
Contributed by Mark vanHudson Nov 08, 2001 [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Total records = 10.
Follow FM 562 South from Double Bayou to the town. Turn Right at the service station and feed store to find the Nelson Oyster company. Contact any of the Nelson family for permission to enter land and the exact directions. The cemetery is approximately one half mile east of the historical marker noting Sarah Paschal Ridge Pix.
Cemetery is located on land owned by Jerry & Ben Nelson. Jerry Nelson Shrimp and Oysters is the only major firm in the town. The area is snake and alligator infested.
The cemetery is still maintained by the McNeir Family and has a recent addition of a wought iron fence. It is in Excellent condition.
I have transcribed from a visual of the tombstones on Oct 20, 2001.- Mark vanHudson
McNeir, Agnes P, b. b. 1847, d. 1928, "MOTHER", Row 2
McNeir, Edith H, b. B. Jul 25, 1877, d. Jun 20, 1963,"TO MY BELOVED WIFE", Row 1
McNeir, George Paschal, b. Sep 9, 1877, d. Sep 24, 1963, "OUR BELOVED FATHER", Row 1
McNeir, Margaret Celeste, b. b. Apr 26, 1910, d. Jul 11, 1910, "BABY", Row 1
McNeir, William, b. b. 1835, d. 1879, "FATHER", Row 2
Pix, Charles Forest, b. b. 1857, d. 1874, Row 2
Pix, Sarah Ridge, b. b. 1814, d. 1891, daughter of the Cherokee Chief Major Ridge, Row 2
Ridge, Sarah, b. b. 1814, d. 1891, This is a latter polished marker for Pix, w/o George Washington Paschal & Charles Sisson Pix, Row 2
Scott, Floyd Wayne, b. b. 1927, d. 2001, Row 1
Stuart, Kathryn McNeir, b. b. Oct 18, 1906, d. Dec 24, 1998, Row 1
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