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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Hill County

Index to Locations

  • Hillsboro Unknown location
  • Hillsboro Hillsboro Cemetery
  • Hillsboro Old Cemetery
  • Hillsboro Ridge Park Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Slater Smith — also known as Thomas S. Smith — of Texas. Texas state attorney general, 1898-1901. Interment somewhere.


    Hillsboro Cemetery
    Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      William Harrison Martin (1823-1898) — also known as William H. Martin — of Athens, Henderson County, Tex. Born in Alabama, 1823. Democrat. Member of Texas state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Texas 2nd District, 1887-91. Died in 1898 (age about 75 years). Interment at Hillsboro Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Cemetery
    Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      Jo Abbott (1840-1908) — also known as Joseph Abbott — of Hillsboro, Hill County, Tex. Born near Decatur, Morgan County, Ala., January 15, 1840. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1869-71; district judge in Texas, 1879-84; U.S. Representative from Texas 6th District, 1887-97. Died in Hillsboro, Hill County, Tex., February 11, 1908 (age 68 years, 27 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Abbott and Mary Abbott; married, December 15, 1868, to Rowena W. Sturgis (1843-1908).
      The city of Abbott, Texas, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Ridge Park Cemetery
    Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      Burris C. Jackson (1906-1967) — of Hillsboro, Hill County, Tex. Born January 27, 1906. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1932, 1936; chair of Hill County Democratic Party, 1932-38; postmaster; served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Protestant. Member, American Legion; Lions. Died December 25, 1967 (age 61 years, 332 days). Interment at Ridge Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William E. Jackson and Willie (Hall) Jackson; married, May 8, 1934, to Frances Robertson (1910-2007).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frances Jackson (1910-2007) — also known as Frances Robertson; Mrs. Burris Jackson; Frances Davis — of Hillsboro, Hill County, Tex. Born in Hillsboro, Hill County, Tex., August 20, 1910. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940, 1948 (alternate). Female. Methodist. Died, in Hill Regional Hospital, Hillsboro, Hill County, Tex., April 16, 2007 (age 96 years, 239 days). Interment at Ridge Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Whit Robertson and Stella (Godfrey) Robertson; married, May 8, 1934, to Burris C. Jackson (1906-1967); married to William P. Davis (died 1992).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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