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Oak Hill Cemetery
Coolidge, Limestone County, Texas

Lat: 31° 50' 36"N, Lon: 96° 51' 28"W

Contributed by Bruce Jordan, Sep 30, 2004 [bjordan@glade.net]. Total records = 15.

From Highway 84 turn north on FM 2310. Go about 3 miles. The cemetery is located in a pasture on the west side of the road. It is difficult to see from the road. Must get permission from the owner to visit the cemetery.

The first cemetery established in the Coolidge, Texas area was Oak Hill. It is located on a portion of a land grant donated to William McCoy for his service in the Battle of San Jacinto.

One of William McCoy's daughters, Caroline Virginia, married J. W. Askew. She donated the land for Oak Hill Cemetery. Both Caroline and her husband are buried here. The last burial was in 1925. The cemetery is also known as Askew-McCoy Cemetery.

These records were compiled from a reading I did when I walked this cemetery in 2003. It includes all existing & legible headstones at that time.

- Bruce Jordan

Askew, C. V. McCoy, b. 24 Dec 1841, d. 20 Oct 1923, Mother, w/o J.W. Askew, s/w J.W. Askew
Askew, J. W., b. 15 Sep 1830, d. 27 Nov 1908, Father, s/w C.V. McCoy Askew
Askew, Paulina P., b. 12 Jan 1800, 5 Jan 1883
McCoy, E. B., b. 13 Jun 1851, d. 8 Mar 1925
McCoy, Ernest, b. 8 Aug 1881, d. 17 Aug 1881, Aged, 10 days, s/o M.E & M.E.
McCoy, Mollie, b. 20 Sep 1884, d. 17 Jul 1888, Aged 8yrs. 9mos. 28 days, d/o E.B. & M.E. McCoy
Read, Selana R., d. 10 Jan 1890, Aged 48yrs. 9mos. 24 days, w/o J.H. Read, Spelled Read
Reed, J. H., b. 14 Mar 1840, d. 22 Sep 1911, Born in Butler Co., Ky, Died in Coolidge, TX, Spelled Reed
Riggs, Frances, b. 12 Jun 1849, d. 5 Jul 1882
Scott, Walter Hugh, b. 9 Aug 1882, d. 4 Dec 1891, s/o J.W. & A. E. Scott
Taylor, America Jane, b. 29 Jan 1810, d. 19 Sep 1891, Aged 81yrs. 7mos. 2 days, Born in Franklin Co., Ky, Died in Armour, Texas
Webb, Apalaney C., d. 28 Jul 1890, Aged 6 days, d/o J.R. & Ada Webb, s/w Arthur E. Webb
Webb, Arthur E., d. 29 Jul 1889, Aged 3 yrs. 7 mos. 16 days, s/o J.R. & Ada Webb, s/w Apalaney C. Webb
Williams, Mary C., b. 20 Feb 1827, d. 13 Jan 1885, w/o T.B. Williams
Wood, Mattie Emily, b. 7 Jan 1879, d. 4 Oct 1885

 

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