A Virtual Cemetery created by Eugene Cornelius

1909 Tornado - Zephyr

Just before midnight on May 29, 1909, a tornado destroyed my hometown of Zephyr, Texas. At the time, Zephyr was a thriving community of about 500 people. Not a church, school or business was left standing. The number who died was at least 36 persons who either died outright or later from injuries. Within a year, the community was mostly rebuilt and going on with life. Growing up in Zephyr, I recall seeing the remains of the city bank wall still standing. This virtual cemetery is to remember and honor those who died so tragically.This F4 tornado is the 8th worst recorded in Texas.

36 memorials
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 Benjamin Franklin Brown

Benjamin Franklin Brown

1838 – 30 May 1909

Zephyr, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Henrietta <I>Holder</I> Brown

Henrietta Holder Brown

1839 – 30 May 1909

Zephyr, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Charles D. Cabler

Charles D. Cabler

23 Oct 1845 – 29 May 1909

Zephyr, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Ida <I>Mayfield</I> Cabler

Ida Mayfield Cabler

17 Sep 1883 – 29 May 1909

Zephyr, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Laura Augusta Cabler

Laura Augusta Cabler

29 Apr 1909 – 29 May 1909

Zephyr, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Thad T. Cabler

Thad T. Cabler

31 Jan 1877 – 29 May 1909

Zephyr, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Ruby Campbell

Ruby Campbell

18 Sep 1904 – 30 May 1909

Zephyr, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Arch Carter

Arch Carter

14 Nov 1908 – 30 May 1909

Zephyr, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Clarence Mathew Carter

Clarence Mathew Carter

30 Sep 1871 – 30 May 1909

Zephyr, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Emma P. Carter

Emma P. Carter

25 Oct 1874 – 30 May 1909

Zephyr, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Frank Glover Carter

Frank Glover Carter

1 Oct 1899 – 30 May 1909

Zephyr, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Robert Walton Carter

Robert Walton Carter

17 Oct 1902 – 30 May 1909

Zephyr, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Baby Girl Cloys

Baby Girl Cloys

1905 – 1909

Zephyr, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Gibbs Cloys

Gibbs Cloys

27 Jan 1907 – 30 May 1909

Zephyr, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Millard Fillmore Cloys

Millard Fillmore Cloys

17 Dec 1855 – 24 Sep 1909

Trinity, Trinity County, Texas, USA

 Casper "Capp" Collins

Casper "Capp" Collins

1878 – May 1909

Zephyr, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Wesley D. Damron

Wesley D. Damron

24 Oct 1908 – 27 Jul 1909

Zephyr, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Jimmie Edward Hanks

Jimmie Edward Hanks

24 Sep 1904 – 10 Aug 1909

Zephyr, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Artie Vienna Hart

Artie Vienna Hart

16 Mar 1875 – 30 May 1909

Brownwood, Brown County, Texas, USA

 Robert Gilliam Hart

Robert Gilliam Hart

22 Dec 1903 – 30 May 1909

Brownwood, Brown County, Texas, USA

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