April 20, 2014

George Christian

George Eastland Christian
January 1, 1927 - Austin, Texas
November 27, 2002 - Austin, Texas

White House press secretary (Johnson, 1966-1969)


Republic Hill
Texas State Cemetery
Austin

April 19, 2014

Joseph Barnard

Joseph Henry Barnard
April 21, 1804 - Deerfield, Massachusetts
1861 - Sherbrooke, Ontario, Canada

Texas Republic Congressman (1843-1844)


Republic Hill
Texas State Cemetery
Austin

April 17, 2014

Cyrus Lundell

Cyrus Longworth Lundell
November 5, 1907 – Austin, Texas
March 28, 1994 - Dallas, Texas

Botanist, discovered the lost Maya city of Calakmul


Monument Garden
Sparkman-Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Dallas

Benjamin Hardin

Benjamin Watson Hardin
March 25, 1796 - Franklin County, Georgia
January 2, 1850 - Liberty County, Texas

Texas Republic Congressman (1844–45)

Note: The family cemetery is private and kept locked, but it lies on the shoulder of FM 1011 and can be viewed in its entirety from outside the gate.


Hardin Family Cemetery
Liberty

April 15, 2014

May Peterson

May Esther Peterson Thompson
October 7, 1880 – Oshkosh, Wisconsin
October 8, 1952 - Austin, Texas

Opera singer


Republic Hill
Texas State Cemetery
Austin