Montgomery in Montgomery County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Old Methodist Churchyard
A stone in this cemetery commemorates a soldier of the American Revolution who helped settle this county and died here. Churchyard burials included veterans of the War of 1812, the Texas War for Independence, Mexican War, and Civil War, as well as many other pioneers, state and county officials, merchants, ministers, and physicians. In some of the unmarked graves are travelers who died here among strangers. Although a new cemetery opened in 1868, this
Erected 1976 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7887.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1839.
Location. 30° 23.33′ N, 95° 41.842′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Texas, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Pond Street north of Eva Street (State Highway 105), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 309 Pond Street, Montgomery TX 77356, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Methodist Church Site and Memorial to Pioneer Circuit Riders (within shouting distance of this marker); Methodist Parsonage (within shouting distance of this marker); Reuben Jonathan Palmer (within shouting distance of this marker); John M. Wade (within shouting distance of this marker); William S. Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Montgomery United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery Baptist Church Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lake Creek Settlement (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 14, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.