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KOINM-TAYLOR BAYOU-BLALOCK-DAWSON/LUNNON-DAVIS-OLD LYNCHBURG, CEMETERIES

KOINM CEMETERY

Located on the west side of Highway 59 and Jetero Bld., near Humble,Texas. Fenced and in very good condition.

Compiled 1986.

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Mary Koinm Born Apr. 20,1829 Died Jan. 27,1908

Christopher Koinm Born Feb. 8,1822 Died Mar. 14,1894

J.H. Koinm Born July 3,1860 Died Mar. 13,1910

Rosanna Rachel Koinm Born Oct. 4,1882 Died Dec. 5,1957

H.K. Koinm Born 1899 Died 1899

L.J. Thames Born 1855 Died 1897

Ida Koinm Born Nov. 26,1855 Died Oct. 20,1900

Henry Edwards Koinm Born Mar. 4,1901 Died Sept. 23,1960

Nelle C. Koinm Died July 23,1965

TAYLOR BAYOU CEMETERY

(Hammer-McFaddin Family Cemetery) Located between Red Bluff and Port Rd. on the west side of Taylor Lake, Pasadena,Texas. This cemetery is on private property. In poor condition, eroding into lake.

Compiled March 11,1985

The City of Pasadena and Seabrook are workng on saving this cemetery. I visited this cemetery on Feb. 25,2000, it is in great shape for its location.

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James Malachi Martyn settled in 1879 in the area that is now the Armand Bayou Nature Center. Jimmy Martyn took over the farm in 1926 after the death of his father, till 1964 when Jimmy Martyn died.

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David D. Harris Son of William P. and Emily Harris Died Monday Jan. 16,1881 21 yrs. and 20 days (Stone in really bad shape!) This stone has now been repaired by the Armand Bayou Nature Center,Pasadena,Texas

Henry Aves Hammer Born Oct. 6,1897 Died Apr. 19,1898

John B. Hammer Born Sept. 22,1853 Died Sept. 20,1898

Nicholas Hammer,Sr. Born 1828 Died 1898

Celestine Hammer Born 1831 Died 1896 Both on one stone

Minnie Martyn Born Sept. 26,1876 Died Sept. 24,1880

Rosamand Ethel Martyn Born May 30,1882 Died May 18,1887

Elizabeth Martyn Born July 29,1885 Died June 21,1889

James Malachi Martyn Born Oct. 4,1878 Died Apr. 6,1964

Alma Martyn West Born Aug. 16,1894 Died June 11,1976 At Rest Perry Cemetery

Clara Martyn Ballentine Born June 23,1888 Died Jan. 31,1939 At Rest Seabrook Cemetery Both on one stone

Elizabeth M. Martyn Born Sept. 16,1853 Died June 27,1897

James Martyn Born Mar. 4,1848 Died Sept. 5,1926 Both on one stone

*Roy Martyn Texas, horseshoer 360 Inf. 90 Div. Died Jan. 11,1937

*Roy Martyn Born Dec. 12,1891 Died Jan. 11,1937 *(Roy Martyn has two stones.)

There are also unmarked McFaddin graves.

BLALOCK CEMETERY

Located south at the end of 8th st. on private property in Highlands,Texas. The graves are beside the driveway of the Loyld R. Dunn residence of 111 8th st. Only three stones are still there, two of which are partially covered up. There are said to be 5 graves in this cemetery. At this time this cemetery may not be there anymore.

Listed on the Land Owners of Harris County 1902-1903 is; Robert Blalock, 600 acres located in the Lynchburg P.O.

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Robt. Blalock Born July 14,1824 Died Nov. 24,1909

Emer F. Hare Wife of Robert Blalock Born Apr. 11,1829 Died Feb. 12,1892

Robert B. Singleton Born Nov. 12,1872 Died Jan. 17,1892 19 years, 2 months, 15 days

Vanilloy Blalock

Unknown Grave

DAWSON-LUNNON CEMETERY

Located at 5737 Kemp, Houston Texas. 0.2 acres. Ca. 1915-1950, did have 10 graves, only 4 showing. Bad condition, trash and erosion from bayou. Cemetery was adjacent Mt. Gilead Missionary Baptist Church in which has been defunct and has fallen down and is now in ruins. Black cemetery.

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David Edwards Texas Pvt. 24 Engr. Service Co. WWl Born May 29,1896 Died July 3,1950

Lottie Simpson Born June 6,1885 Died Apr. 5,1919

Cecilia Thresa Yates Born 1918 Died 1927

Maroarette Lunnan Died May 15,1915 Age 80

DAVIS CEMETERY

This cemetery is near Martin Luther King Blvd. at 5700 Wenda and 9000 Vasser, Houston,Texas. Down a rock road almost to the end (Wenda st.), on the right is a high barbed wire fence, inside is the small cemetery. There are only four gravestones. The cemetery gate is locked. Black cemetery.

Compiled March 17,1985

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Father Rev. James Davis,Sr. Born Nov. 12,1887 Died Jan. 14,1967

Mother Ethel Davis Born Feb. 17,1899 Died June 11,1964 Both on one stone

Mrs. Ruby Taylor Born 1906 Died 1960

Leroy Wheatfall Born Apr. 2,1942 Died Mar. 6,1965

Mary Smith Born Aug. 24,1877 Died July 21,1953

Other unmarked or unknown graves?

OLD LYNCHBURG CEMETERY

Located at the Lynchburg,Texas between the Lynchburg reservoir and the Lynchburg reservoir homes. The cemetery is in such bad condition that it can never be restored. There are said to be 3 known graves in the cemetery from county records. Because of overgrowth and a swamp, only one stone was found.

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Julia M., wife of Lewis Hilton Born Feb. 6,1876 Died Apr. 1,1921

Roy C. McBurnett (County records)

Lavinia Brown (County records)