Leverkuhn Family Cemetery

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Leverkuhn Family Cemetery

Location
Hegar, Waller County, Texas, USA
Memorials 28 added (64% photographed)

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All memorials were photographed for this cemetery as of 4/2010.

MEMORIAL reads:
German born, Heinrich Leverkuhn, came to Texas in 1857 and was a foragemaster for the Confederate Army during the Civil War. He ran a store in Hockley after the war. In 1878, he became a farmer -rancher in "Foresouth Prairie", now Macedonia Community. He had a cotton gin, syrup mill, and blackshop shop. Levenkuhn helped found Macedonia Methodist Church and McPherson School. He married Selma Kuhn (d. 1876) and Martha Rebecca Davis (1855-1906) and had fourteen children. (Recorded 1979)

CEMETERY HISTORY taken for the Waller Co Cemetery Book published in 1977.
This cemetery was originally located on Leverkuhn land in the north east end of Waller County. and it contained one acre of land.

The first burial here was Mrs. Kuhne, date unknown. The second burial was Selma Kuhne Leverkuhn, first wife of Mr. Leverkuhn, date December 1873.

In the year 1968, the Leverkuhn established an endowment fund for the upkeep of this cemetery with a gift of $100.00 from Selma Leverkuhn Davis and is added to yearly at the Reunions of the Clan.

Junior McKay
Waller County Historical Society

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GPS Coordinates: 30.11819, -95.83372

  • Added: 8 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #469940