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Allphin Cemetery

Also known as Alphin Cemetery

Directions

On FM 2346. FM 2376 about 1 mi. south of OSR in Elwood. Allphin Cemetery is located at 7484 FM 2346, Midway, Texas. From the courthouse, go E on Hwy. 21 to FM 2346, then north on FM 2346 to the cemetery on the right.

History

In 1829 Ransom Allphin (1812-1854) and his parents migrated from Illinois to Montgomery (present Madison) County. Allphin acquired this property in an 1835 Mexican land grant. He and his wife Elizabeth (Johnston) had seven children. Allphin farmed and operated a grist mill. In 1854, while digging a well here, Allphin discovered clay and soapstone in the soil. He abandoned the well and donated this 5-acre plot for a community burial ground. Allphin died the same year and his was the first grave. The 1918 influenza epidemic accounted for many of the burials. - Historical Marker Text.  Marker erected 1979.

Transcriptions

Allphin Cemetery Transcription from the Madison County TXGenWeb site

Allphin Cemetery Transcription from the USGenWeb Archives

Allphin Cemetery Graves at findagrave.  Over 800 graves listed.

Photos

Photos from the Madison County TXGenWeb site



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