Taylor in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Kimbro Family Cemetery
Daniel Kimbro arrived in the Republic of Texas in 1836, the year independence from Mexico was declared. Settling first in San Augustine on the Sabine River, he later moved to Bastrop, where he operated a shop dealing in looms, spinning wheels, chairs, and wagons. He moved to this area in 1846, and lived in a tent on the banks of Brushy Creek. One of the signers of the petition to create Williamson County, he played an active part in the area’s early development. He and his wife, Mary Polly (Gilbert) Kimbro, had six children, some of whom are buried here. Though no headstone has been found for her, it is believed that Mary Polly Kimbro is also interred here with her family.
For some time in the 1950s, the land surrounding the graves was used for farming, and many of the stones were damaged or removed. Some may have been plowed under when the land was cultivated. This cemetery stands as a reminder of Williamson County’s past.
Erected 1986 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9142.)
Location. 30° Click for map. This cemetery is in the middle of a field off of FM-3349. At the time I visited the cemetery was inaccessible. If you view from the satellite view in Google maps you can see that the cemetery is indeed there. Marker is in this post office area: Taylor TX 76574, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Norman's Crossing (approx. ¼ mile away); Saul Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); James O. Rice (approx. 2.3 miles away); Shiloh-McCutcheon Cemetery (approx. 2.5 miles away); Hutto Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away); Hutto Lutheran Cemetery (approx. 4.1 miles away); Hutto (approx. 4.6 miles away); Immanuel Lutheran Church (approx. 4.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Taylor.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,212 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 30, 2016.
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