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Near Needville in Fort Bend County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Needville Methodist Church Cemetery

 
 
Needville Methodist Church Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, October 13, 2019
1. Needville Methodist Church Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  

Located on land purchased by the Needville German Methodist Church from the State of Texas in 1896, this small cemetery began in 1903, when the infant son of the church's pastor, William Sievers, and his wife Alma was buried near the church building. By 1905 children of the Busch and Kielman families also were buried here, and the Zich family began burying relatives in the graveyard in 1907. Adjacent to the Needville Public Cemetery, this plot has historically been used by members of the Methodist church, which moved into the town of Needville in 1927.

Funded by the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Bacica
 
Erected 1992 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9054.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 29° 24.088′ N, 95° 48.768′ W. Marker is near Needville, Texas, in Fort Bend County. Marker is at the intersection of Needville Fairchilds Road and Padon Road, on the left when traveling east on Needville
Needville Methodist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, October 13, 2019
2. Needville Methodist Church Cemetery
This is the view of the cemetery from the southwest of the marker.
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Fairchilds Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ingram TX 78025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abraham Darst (approx. 5.9 miles away); Edmund Calloway Darst (approx. 8.8 miles away); Samuel Damon (approx. 8.8 miles away); Damon Cemetery (approx. 8.8 miles away); Beasley (approx. 9.2 miles away); Hope Lutheran Church (approx. 9.3 miles away); Rosenberg City Hall Gazebo Plaza (approx. 10.1 miles away); Rosenberg (approx. 10.1 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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May. 25, 2022