Bryan-Neyland Cemetery

The Bryan-Neyland Cemetery is located on the corner of Edgewood & Bowie Streets in Liberty, Liberty County, Texas. It only contains thirteen marked graves and several unmarked graves. We have transcribed this cemetery to the best of our ability, but no matter how careful we have been, this transcription may contain errors. Always refer to the original source for accurate information. Please note that when you click on a hyperlinked name in the index, it will take you to the headstone inscription for that person. When you click on the hyperlinked name at the headstone inscription, it will take you to a photograph taken of their headstone. These gif files will take time to load, but they will hopefully be worth the wait. To get back to this page, you must hit your back button.

INDEX:

HEADSTONE INSCRIPTIONS:

  1. Mary Elizabeth
    wife of Doct. S. S. Watkins
    Died February 11, 1853
    Aged 26 years & 25 days
    (has footstone)

  2. Luke Bryan
    "A Soldier in the Army of Texas, 1835 a Participant
    in the Battle of San Jacinto"
    Born in Louisiana October 7, 1807
    Died October 7, 1869
    Erected by the State of Texas 1936

  3. Isaiah C. Day
    Born June 12, 1812
    Died March 10, 1879
    (has footstone)

  4. Pryor Bryan
    An Officer in the Army of Texas 1835-1836
    Born in Louisiana March 11, 1810
    Died April 19, 1873
    His wife Mary A. Merriman Bryan
    Born August 6, 1817
    Died January 13, 1861
    Erected by the State of Texas, 1936

  5. Jessie L. Williams
    Born Feb. 14, 1871
    Died July 28, 1882
    (has footstone)

  6. Watson Dugat Williams
    Capt. 5th Texas, Hood's Brigade, CSA
    Who, with the remaining eleven men of his company,
    was surrendered by General Lee at Appomattox C.H.
    Virginia, April 9, 1865
    Born March 6, 1838
    Died April 17, 1881

  7. In Memory of Mary A. wife of Pryor Bryan
    Born August 7, 1817
    Died January 13, 1861
    This tribute of affection from a bereaved family is offered.
    My husband & children; let not our separation be forever,
    but prepare to meet me in Heaven.
    (this is an above ground vault)

  8. This Stone marks The Graves of
    Laura Bryan Williams
    1847 - 1927
    Wilda Williams Neyland
    1873-1925
    (has footstone)

  9. William A. Neyland
    Born May 10, 1869
    Died August 28, 1899
    This tribute of affection from a bereaved family is offered.
    My wife & children let not our separation be forever, but
    prepare to meet me in Heaven.
    (has footstone)

  10. Eugenie S. Mouton
    December 15, 1841
    November 13, 1915
    He giveth his beloved sleep psalm.
    (has footstone)

  11. Watson Neyland
    Texas
    2nd Lieutenant CAC-RES
    World War I
    September 5, 1898
    December 18, 1963

  12. Yettie Kersting
    October 17, 1863
    November 22, 1941
    "She gave all she possessed to the people of Liberty
    County for the relief of suffering Humanity."

Notes in italics are written by the transcribers.

Copyright 1997-2012 Carla Karbowski Clifton
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