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Honest Ridge Cemetery
Limestone County, Texas

Lat: 31° 35' 10"N, Lon: 96° 36' 56"W

Contributed by Bruce Jordan, Aug 10, 2003 [bjordan@glade.net]. Total records = 159.

On Highway 84 between Waco and Mexia, go south on FM 1245, turn left on LCR 374. Go about 4 miles. The cemetery is on the left and visible from the road.

A group is trying to maintain the cemetery and is still accepting burials.

The tombstones were read in June 2003 by Bruce and Linda Jordan.

Markers located in mid 1970s but not found in 2003 *

- Bruce Jordan

Allen, Cornelia L.,, b. 4 Sep 1834, d. 19 Apr 1865, Wife of J. F. Allen
Allen, Elcana, b. 27 Oct 1804, d. 18 Oct 1892, Wife of J. F. Allen
Allen, J. F., b. 2 Dec 1809, d. 17 Nov 1876
Andrews, George W., b. 28 Mar 1877, d. 7 Mar 1907, WOW emblem
Barber, Eli, b. 25 Apr 1886, d. 21 Jul 1886, Children of J. M. & S. E. Barber, s/w James Barber
Barber, Ella Pearl, b. 29 Jan 1877, d. 5 May 1897, Wife of Ross Barber
Barber, Harriett, b. 26 Mar 1831, d. no date, Wife of R. S. Barber, s/w R. S. Barber
Barber, James, b. 22 Jan 1881, d. 3 Apr 1884, Children of J. M. & S. E. Barber, s/w Eli Barber
Barber, R. S., b. 26 Jun 1832, d. 28 Apr 1916, Masonic emblem, s/w Harriett Barber
Barber, Ross, b. 29 Mar 1872, d. 19 May 1897, Son of R. S. & H. E. Barber
Bennett, John H., b. 23 Jun 1892, d. 9 Sep 1892, Son of J. W. & Anne B. Bennett
Brodnax, Hugh, b. 1864, d. 1875
Brodnax, Infant Son, d. 1893, Son of T. W. & M. L. Brodnax
Brodnax, Missouri L., b. 1856, d. 1913, s/w T. Whitaker Brodnax
Brodnax, T. Whitaker, b. 1852, d. 1935, s/w Missouri L. Brodnax
Burleson, Jody A., b. 1872, d. 1906
Burney, Dick Ward, b. 23 Oct 1899, d. 5 Nov 1903, son of G. W. & M. I. Burney
Burney, Ella O., b. 8 Apr 1890, d. 20 Jan 1891, Daughter of Tom & Mary Burney
Burney, James Lawrence, b. 11 Jan 1814, d. ? Feb 1872, born in Morgan Co., Georgia
Burney, M. E. Mrs., b. 7 Mar 1823, d. 13 Apr 1907, Wife of James L. Burney
Burney, Mary A., b. 23 Aug 1897, d. 8 May 1911
Burney, Matilda C. Holley, b. 2 Jan 1836, d. 15 Jul 1911, “Married W. A. Burney on 9 Jan 1855”
Burney, Thomas S., b. 28 May 1842, d. 21 Mar 1910, Co. C 8 Texas Cav. CSA
Burney, Tom Pit, b. 17 Mar 1869, d. 20 Aug 1873, Son of W. A. & M. C. Burney
Burney, W. A., b. 8 Nov 1835, d. 9 Jul 1903
Burney, Walker, b. 18 Aug 1863, d. 18 Dec 1920
Busby, Edward, b. 13 Oct 1818, d. 14 Jan 1888
Busby, Katie T., b. 16 Nov 1887, d. 19 May 1889, Daughter of B. F. & M. E. Busby
Cason, Elizabeth, b. 9 Jan 1847, d. 4 Aug 1886, Wife of J. W. Cason
Compton, M. W. Mrs., b. 9 Feb 1843, d. 15 Jan 1914, Age 70y 11m 16d
Compton, Mc, b. 17 May 1840, d. 13 Mar 1895
Compton, Noel, b. 30 Oct 1878, d. 2 Feb 1901
Compton, T. G., b. 12 May 1866, d. 3 Mar 1904, WOW emblem
Compton, W. F., b. 30 Nov 1871, d. 16 Mar 1889
Cotton, Dulcia, b. 12 Jan 1880, d. 22 Apr 1922, Wife of W. W. Cotton
Cotton, Mary Jane, b. 1839, d. 1903
Cotton, S. M., b. 18 Jul 1842, d. 25 Mar 1922, Arkansas Pvt Co E 19 Regt Ark Inf CSA
Cromartie, Allen, b. 12 Aug 1864, d. 11 Apr 1918, “His Wife”, s/w E. F. Cromartie
Cromartie, Daniel W., b. 28 Aug 1895, d. 5 Dec 1904
Cromartie, E. F., b. 15 Oct 1854, d. 11 Feb 1897, s/w Allen Cromartie
Cromartie, Robert F., b. 8 Jan 1893, d. 14 Mar 1897
Davidson, Neal, b. 10 Sep 1843, d. 16 Sep 1878
Eady, Harlan, b. 1924, d. 1925, s/w Mary Helen Eady
Eady, Mary Helen, b. 1925, d. 1928, s/w Harlan Eady
Farrow, Elizabeth A. W., b. 6 Jan 1831, d. 9 Dec 1882, Wife of R. E. Farrow
Farrow, Margaret J., b. 9 Oct 1864, d. 15 Sep 1883, Daughter of R. E. & E. J. Farrow
Franklin, Mary Ann Hoffpauir, b. 4 Jan 1891, d. 22 Feb 1919, s/w Baby Girl Franklin
Franklin, baby Girl, b. & d. 22 Feb 1919, s/w Mary Ann Hoffpaiur Franklin
Fuller, J. F., b. 8 Jul 1853, d. 15 Mar 1878
Ganey, Elizabeth G., b. 14 Oct 1811, d. 25 Feb 1888, wife of N. J. Ganey
Gilbert, Alice, b. 12 Sep 1877, Aged 9m, Daughter of M. D. Belle & W. J. Gilbert
Gilbert, M. D., b. 16 Jul 1856, aged 26y 9m 4d, Wife of W. J. Gilbert
Gillespie, Kate Scruggs, b. 10 May 1861, d. 30 Nov 1892, Wife of T. B. Gillespie
Goolsbee, Sallie E., no dates, s/w Wylie B. Goolsbee
Goolsbee, Wylie B., no dates, s/w Sallie E. Goolsbee
Hensley, Pinkey Virginia, b. 30 Jul 1865, d. 30 Apr 1937, “His wife”, s/w Robert Lee Hensley
Hensley, Robert Lee, b. 1859, d. 19 Apr 1922, s/w Pinkey Virginia Hensley
Hensley, Wm F., b. 28 Nov 1881, d. 15 Sep 1886, son of Lee & P. V. Hensley
Hudson, Hiram J., b. 1 May 1849, d. 1 Jun 1887
Hudson, Robert G., b. 1 May 1855, d. 9 Jan 1890
Hudson, Sarah, b. 17 Aug 1832, d. 5 Apr 1878, Wife of W. G. Hudson
Hudson, W. G., b. 15 May 1812, d. 9 Aug 1888, Born in Lincoln Co., Ga.
Isbell, Earl Nelson, b. 29 Dec 1933, d. 19 Dec 1986, US Air Force Korea
Isbell, Nancy Caroline (Kay), b. 1 Jan 1866, d. 13 Dec 1932, s/w William Douglas Isbell
Isbell, William Douglas, b. 11 Sep 1867, d. 1 Apr 1938, s/w Nancy Caroline (Kay) Isbell
Lewis, Douglas, b. 13 Sep 1904, d. 12 Dec 1932
Lewis, Edward W., b. 12 Oct 1874, d. 19 Jul 1919
Lewis, Lula, b. 9 Sep 1875, d. 12 Jul 1943
Lewis, Velma, b. 8 Nov 1899, d. 1 Apr 1917
Little, Eddie, b. 3 Jan 1873, d. 10 Jan 1879, Son of Rev. M. K. & Drucilla Little
Magee, Bob, b. Nov 1855, Colored servant of Mr. & Mrs. R. P. Ward
Magee, Ervin Miss, b. 1 Dec 1857, d. 3 Dec 1879 *
Magee, Lizza, b. Jan 1854, d. 8 Feb 1921, Colored servant of Mr. & Mrs. R. P. Ward
Magee, Sarah, b. 8 May 1851, d. 17 Jan 1882, Wife of W. T. Magee
Magee, Sophronia L., b. 18 Nov 1838, d. 6 Nov 1878
McKinney, G, b. 23 Feb 1917, d. 12 Apr 1917
McKinney, Sophia, b. 28 Jan 1888, d. 9 Mar 1917, Wife of G. W. McKinney
McKnight, Jeanette, b. 5 Jun 1825, d. 4 Mar 1884, Wife of L. P. McKnight
McKnight, L. P., b. 3 Apr 1825, d. 16 Feb 1884
Miller, Infant, b. & d. Nov 1867, Sons of M. N. & L. E. Miller, s/w Meredith Miller and Infant Miller
Miller, Infant, b. 17 Sep 1875, d. 26 Sep 1875, Sons of M. N. & L. E. Miller, s/w Meredith Miller and Infant Miller
Miller, Meredith N., b. 20 Nov 1828, d. 17 Sep 1884
Miller, Meredith, b. 30 Dec 1876, d. 4 Oct 1878, s/w Infant Miller and Infant Miller
Miller, Nora, b. 17 Jul 1858, d. 8 Jan 1880, Wife of A. N. Miller
Montgomery, Ann Elizabeth, b. 19 Sep 1936, d. 31 Mar 1886, Wife of J. A. Montgomery, s/w Mary Ada Montgomery
Montgomery, James A., b. 22 Sep 1856, d. 29 Jan 1886, Son of J. A. & A. E. Montgomery
Montgomery, Laura Mrs, b. May 1884, d. 1967 *
Montgomery, M. B., b. 16 Aug 1884, d. 13 Mar 1906, Wife of A. S. Montgomery
Montgomery, Martha, b. 27 May 1830, d. 1 Dec 1835 *
Montgomery, Mary A., b. 1 Dec 1883, d. 28 Jan 1884, Daughter of J. A. & M. A. Montgomery
Montgomery, Mary Ada, b. 26 Oct 1866, d. 29 Mar 1886, Daughter of J. A. & A. E. Montgomery, s/w Ann Elizabeth Montgomery
Montgomery, Olena, b. 14 Sep 1877, d. 1 Sep 1882, Daughter of R. C. & L. J. Montgomery
Montgomery, Robert C., b. 28 Jan 1858, d. 1 Oct 1897
Montgomery, Willie E., b. 21 Aug 1906, d. 5 Nov 1906, Daughter of W. C. & L. L. Montgomery
Moore, Ada Reus, b. 8 Feb 1928, d. 27 Feb 2001
Moore, Charles Peter, b. 11 Feb 1951, d. 15 Oct 1981, Sp 4 US Army
Moore, Charles Peter, b. 11 Feb 1951, d. 15 Oct 1981, Sp 4 US Army
Nickels, J. M., b. 4 Jul 1840, d. 3 Dec 1908
Ochoa, Epimenio, b. 22 Jun 1951, d. no date, s/w Judith Ann Anders
Ochoa, Judith Ann Anders, b. 2 Oct 1953, d. 19 Jul 1997, s/w Epimenio Ochoa
Oliver, Alice F., b. 11 Nov 1853, d. 13 Oct 1882, Wife of T. W. Oliver
Oliver, Alice, b. 8 Aug 1882, d. 2 Oct 1883, son of T. W. & Alice Oliver
Oliver, Infant, dates faded, Infant of J. E. & P.J. Oliver
Oliver, J. L., b. 28 Jul 1854, d. 27 Jun 1900
Oliver, John E., b. 30 Jul 1882, d. 10 Oct 1882, Son of J. E. & P. J. Oliver
Oliver, Lela, b. 22 Jan 1884, d. 13 Sep 1889, Daughter of J. E. & P. J. Oliver
Oliver, T. W., b. 19 Sep 185 1, d. 9 Dec 1882
Oliver, William W., b. 15 Feb 1880, d. 25 Dec 1880, Son of T. W. & A. F. Oliver
Palmer, John M., b. 3 May 1842, d. 19 Nov 1915
Palmer, Nancy Prudy, b. 10 Apr 1899, d. 29 Sep 1900, Daughter of J. M. & T. J. Palmer
Palmer, Pradie, b. 2 Dec 1844, d. 13 Feb 1908, Wife of J. M. Palmer
Parker, Brune, dates not legible
Parker, Earl, b. 24 Feb 1886, d. 1 Oct 1887, Daughter of W. H. & M. A. Parker
Peeples, Bulger, b. 26 Sep 1839, d. 24 Feb 1871
Perry, A. M., b. 29 Feb 1824, d. 19 May 1872
Rennick, Henry S., b. 15 Nov 1837, d. 23 Mar 1885
Rennick, Julie T., b. 14 Jul 1849, d. 16 Jan 1872, Age 22y 6m 2d, Wife of Henry S. Rennick, Daughter of James L. & M. E. Burney
Roberts, N. E., b. 16 Oct 1846, d. 10 Apr 1891, Wife of W. G. Roberts
Robinson, Myrtle B., b. 19 Jul 1880, d. 7 Nov 1900, Wife of P. T. Robinson
Robinson, Pinkney M., b. 5 Nov 1900, d. 17 Aug 1901, son of P. T. and Myrtle B. Robinson
Robison, Guss Mr., b. 23 Sep 1874, d. 27 Feb 1910
Robison, Rosa Lee Roberts, b. 15 Jan 1875, d. 5 Jul 1899, Wife of Joe Robison
Rogers, J. E., b. 2 Oct 1876, d. 5 Jul 1906, son of W. E. & M. E. Rogers
Smith, A. B., b. 7 Jul 1841, d. 9 Jul 1903
Stanford, Pan Dora, b. Feb 1860, d. 2 Jan 1907, Wife of W. S. Stanford
Sweatt, T. L. Mrs., b. 19 Sep 1811, d. 14 Jun 1889
Terrell, Clara V., b. 6 Feb 1880, d. 8 Jul 1885, Daughter of W. H. & J. Terrell
Terrell, Joseph H., b. 4 Aug 1877, d. 30 Sep 1878, Son of W. H. & J. Terrell
Terrell, Virginia Ward, b. 5 Mar 1856, d. 3 Nov 1903, Wife of Wm. H. Terrell
Tribble, Oliver, b. 1930, d. 1941
Tucker, Perlina M., b. 24 Apr 1812, d. 24 Dec 1887, Wife of S. D. Tucker, s/w Spotswood D. Tucker
Tucker, Spotswood D., b. 13 Apr 1810, d. 29 Feb 1880, s/w Perlina M. Tucker
Van Dyke, H., b. 1 Aug 1828, d. 23 Apr 1909
Van Dyke, Willie Anna, b. 12 Nov 1883, d. 20 Feb 1925, “Mother”
Walker, Burbin B., b. 25 Dec 1883, d. 21 Apr 1893, son of A. J. & Lucy M. Walker
Ward, A. B., b. 4 Sep 1858, d. 2 Dec 1882
Ward, Addie Jewel, b. 29 Dec 1899, d. 12 Aug 1905
Ward, Eliza, b. 10 Nov 1822, d. 17 Jul 1880
Ward, G. B., b. 19 May 1850, d. 4 Jul 1895
Ward, Hall, b. 20 Nov 1869, d. 31 Jul 1886, son of R. P. & A. P. Ward
Ward, Kate G., b. 13 Jan 1873, d. 5 Aug 1876, Daughter of R. P. & A. P. Ward
Ward, Seth, b. 25 Oct 1807, d. 14 Mar 1866
Webb, Infant,, d. 16 Feb 1939, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. G. A. Webb
Webb, Infant, d. 13 Aug 1928, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. G. A. Webb
Webb, Infant, d. 1935, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. G. A. Webb
Webb, Infant, d. 9 Jul 1932, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. G. A. Webb
Whitley, Annie, no dates, s/w Tom Whitley
Whitley, Tom, no dates, s/w Annie Whitley
Wilkerson, Benjamin J., b. 21 Sep 1836, d. 24 Nov 1863, Son of J. C. & A. A. Wilkerson
Wood Mary A., b. 29 Jul 1861, d. 6 Mar 1884, Wife of W. W. Wood
Wood, Elizabeth J., b. 25 Mar 1830, d. 23 Mar 1875, Wife of E. N. Wood
Wood, Ella D., b. 1 Jan 1883, d. 26 Mar 1884, Son of W. W. & M. A. Wood
Wood, Martha E., b. 30 May 1860, d. 8 Nov 1874, Daughter of E. N. & E. J. Wood
Wood, Martha E., b. 30 may 1860, d. 8 Nov 1874, Dau. of E. N. & E. J. Wood *
Wood, Tennessee E., b. 12 Oct 1873, d. 27 Jul 1875, Daughter of G. W. & M. E. Wood
Zimmerman, Bessie Bell, b. 25 Sep 1896, d. 27 Jan 1897
Zimmerman, Daniel Rader, b. 26 Feb 1877, d. 2 Sep 1877, Son of W. C. & E. J. Zimmerman
Zimmerman, Eliza Jane, b. 27 Sep 1837, d. 8 Aug 1909, Wife of W. C. Zimmerman
Zimmerman, Wm Crawford, b. 9 Jun 1829, d. 4 Mar 1892

 

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