Historic cemeteries in
Liberty, Texas

Aaron Cherry-Ballard Cemetery Abshier Cemetery Albrose Cemetery Allbritton-Speight Cemetery Ames Cemetery Amos Cemetery Beef Head Cemetery Berryhill Cemetery Bingham Cemetery Boothe Cemetery Branch Cemetery Brown (Devers) Cemetery Bryan-Neyland Cemetery Catholic Cemetery Cleveland Cemetery #1 Cleveland Cemetery #2 Cleveland Memorial Cemetery #2 Cole Family Cemetery Concord Cemetery Cooke-Griffin Methodist Cemetery Daniel Family Cemetery Devers Cemetery #2 Devore-Stubblefield Cemetery Dolan Cemetery #1 Dolan Cemetery #2 Doucette-Mean Cemetery Douglas Cemetery Dugat-Heir Lawn Cemetery Fabriquez Family Cemetery Fairchild Cemetery Fairlawn Cemetery Fields-Sutton Cemetery Fostoria Cemetery #1 Fregia Family Cemetery Fregia Family—P. P. Devers Homesite Cemetery French Cemetery Garden Of Memories-Lum-Macedonia Cemetery Gillen Family Site Cemetery Green Family Cemetery Greenhill Cemetery Greenville Cemetery Greenville Cemetery Hank Cemetery Hanson Cemetery Hardin Family Cemetery Hardin United Methodist Church Cemetery Hardy Site Cemetery Horn—Plantation Ranch Cemetery Hugh B Johnston Family Cemetery Jacob Boothe Family Cemetery Johnson Cemetery Kalita Cemetery Lake Estates Site Cemetery Lastie Fregia Cemetery Ledbetter Cemetery Liberty City Cemetery Ligon Cemetery Linney-Acie Cemetery Lone Star Cemetery Magnolia Cemetery Major Dark Family Cemetery Mariah Berea Baptist Church Cemetery Matthew White Cemetery McGinnis Cemetery McMurtry Cemetery McNulty Cemetery Mexican Cemetery Mexican Hill Cemetery Miller Cemetery Moore Cemetery Moss Bluff Grave Site Cemetery Moss Hill Cemetery Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery Nixon Smith Cemetery Norris Cemetery Oak Shade Cemetery Oakdale Cemetery Odd Fellows Cemetery Old Indian Cemetery Palms Memorial Cemetery Pin Oak Cemetery Pine Grove Cemetery Plantation Ranch Cemetery Pleasant Hill Baptist Cemetery Plum Grove Cemetery Quarters Cemetery Redmond Field Cemetery Riggs Cemetery Romayor Baptist Church Cemetery Ryan Cemetery Sacred Heart Church Cemetery Sahara Cemetery Samuel Barber Cemetery Sand Hill Cemetery Simmons Family Cemetery Snell Cemetery Speight Cemetery St. Anne’s Cemetery Stacy Tract Site Cemetery Stanfield Cemetery Swinney Cemetery Taylor Family Site Cemetery Terrell Cemetery Thomas Devers Homesite Cemetery Unknown Cemetery Unknown Cemetery Unknown Grave Cemetery Unnamed Cemetery Wells Cemetery Wells Memorial Cemetery White-Barrow-Freeman Cemetery Whittington Cemetery William Duncan Cemetery Wood Cemetery Worthy Cemetery Wright Cemetery Young Family Cemetery
The Alamo, a mission in San Antonio, is perhaps the most famous historical site in Texas. It was the site of a key battle during the Texas Revolution in 1836.
Liberty County, Texas, has a rich and diverse history that dates back to prehistoric times. The area was initially inhabited by various Native American tribes, including the Atakapa and Akokisa tribes. In the 18th century, European settlers began to arrive, with the Spanish establishing missions in the region.

The area now known as Liberty County was organized in 1831 when Mexico granted the land to Stephen F. Austin's colony. The city of Liberty, which eventually became the county seat, was established in 1831 as well. During the Texas Revolution, Liberty County played a significant role, with local residents actively supporting the cause of independence.

In the mid-19th century, Liberty County experienced rapid growth due to the arrival of settlers attracted to the region's fertile soil and natural resources. The discovery of oil in the early 20th century further fueled development and brought prosperity to the county. The oil boom led to an influx of people and increased economic activity, transforming the county's economy and landscape.

Throughout its history, Liberty County has faced challenges such as natural disasters, including hurricanes and floods, which have impacted the region. Despite these challenges, the county has thrived and continues to be an important part of Texas's cultural and economic fabric. Today, Liberty County is known for its historical landmarks, natural beauty, and vibrant communities that celebrate and preserve its rich heritage.

This timeline provides a glimpse into the major events and milestones that have shaped the history of Liberty County, Texas.

  • 1831 - Liberty County was established as a municipality of Mexico
  • 1835 - The Battle of Nacogdoches occurred during the Texas Revolution
  • 1836 - Texas declared independence from Mexico, leading to the formation of the Republic of Texas
  • 1846 - Liberty County became a part of the newly established state of Texas
  • 1854 - Liberty County's courthouse was constructed, which still stands today
  • 1861 - The American Civil War began, resulting in a significant impact on the county's economy
  • 1865 - The Civil War ended and Liberty County began the process of reconstruction
  • 1875 - The Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway reached Liberty County, spurring economic growth
  • 1900 - The Great Galveston Hurricane caused significant damage to Liberty County and the surrounding area
  • 1920s - Oil was discovered in Liberty County, leading to increased economic activity
  • 1937 - The Trinity River flood caused widespread devastation in Liberty County
  • 1950s - 1960s - The civil rights movement brought significant changes to Liberty County
  • 1983 - The San Jacinto River oil spill resulted in environmental damage
  • Present - Liberty County continues to thrive as a center for agriculture, oil, and natural gas industries