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  • Montgomery Montgomery New Cemetery
  • Montgomery Montgomery Old Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    Montgomery County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      John McClanahan Lewis — of Montgomery County, Tex. Member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1844-45; Speaker of the Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1844-45; Speaker of the Texas State House of Representatives, 1846. Interment somewhere.


    Montgomery New Cemetery
    Montgomery, Montgomery County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Bellinger Tate Stewart (1806-1885) — also known as Charles B. Stewart — Born February 18, 1806. Delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of San Felipe de Austin, 1836; signer, Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836. Died July 28, 1885 (age 79 years, 160 days). Interment at Montgomery New Cemetery.


    Montgomery Old Cemetery
    Montgomery, Montgomery County, Texas
    Founded 1838
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Chilton (1798-1854) — of Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Ky. Born near Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky., July 30, 1798. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1827-31, 1833-35 (11th District 1827-31, 6th District 1833-35). According to family legend, helped Davy Crockett write his autobiography. Died in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Tex., August 15, 1854 (age 56 years, 16 days). Interment at Montgomery Old Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Margaret (Bledsoe) Chilton (1766-1831) and Thomas John Chilton (1769-1840); brother of William Parish Chilton (1810-1871); married, August 10, 1815, to Francis Tribble Stoner (1797-1842); grandfather of Horace George Chilton; granduncle of Arthur Bounds Chilton; first cousin twice removed of John Smith; second cousin of Joshua Chilton; second cousin once removed of Commodore Perry Chilton and Shadrach Chilton.
      Political family: Chilton family of Missouri.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Reuben J. Palmer (1829-1868) — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Tex. Born in Alabama, January 18, 1829. Lawyer; delegate to Texas secession convention, 1861. Died in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Tex., March 20, 1868 (age 39 years, 62 days). Interment at Montgomery Old Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Reuben Dejarnett Palmer and Martha Philadelphhia Frances (Christian) Palmer; married to Fannie Winfield Branch.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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