Myrtle Head Cemetery

Shelby County Texas

Transcribed by Lillian Bittick & Thelma Sigler Scott May 2000

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The cemetery is located in what was once known and the Myrtle Head Community, located on FM. 1012 off Highway 96 S.  The area is completely abandoned, overgrown and located on private property.  To add to this site email Ray Jackson

A brief histra of Mirtle Head Church.  The Church was organised the 9-2-1908 During a protracted meeting; held by A.L. Eaves Brother Croley Creach was chosen Moderater Brother A.L. Eaves Clerk: The No of Charter members 11 eleven: Twenty One others joined during the meting; clsing with 33 thirty Thre Inroles.  Then on September the 20 met again and caled Brother T,N, Crock: as Paster, and Brother J.L. Covington Clerk and named the Church Myrtle Head.  Brother Croley Creech Moderater at this Time. 

The previous article was found in the files of Mary McSwain Danley and is recorded here exactly as the article was written.

Name Birthdate Deathdate Notes
Mary Francis Brinkley 09/21/1896 10/02/1896 -
Mattie Elliott 01/24/1870 02/15/1938 Father J. N.Carroll-La., Mother Mattie Ambercrombie-Miss,    Mother of H.A. Elliott
Laura Johnson 01/31/1862 03/16/1889 -
Florence Mayes 12/19/1893 12/15/1897 -
Laviga Mayes 11/16/1891 08/24/1902 Daughter of W. F. & M. F. Mays
Marvin Meridth Mayes 05/06/1885 08/04/1890 -
Sarah A. Robertson Mayes 02/19/1859 06/30/1889 Wife of J. A. Mayes
Viola Mayes 06/02/1875 03/29/1889 Dates could be 06/02/1889 and 06/29/1889
Baby Passmore - - -
Baby Passmore - - -
Manda Snider 1838 1893 -
Jim Stanberry 12/05/1877 03/03/1958 -