The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 10, July 1906 - April, 1907 Page: 180
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180 Texas Historical Association Quarterly.
of her death, marks the place of their sepulture.' Honeysuckle
clusters in wild profusion round the tombstones of this old-time
cemetery, which lies close to the Sam Houston Park; the merry
sounds of music and laughter from the latter contrasting strangely
with the peaceful quiet of this resting place of the dead.
1When, a few years ago, the Historian of the Daughters of the Republic
of Texas informed .Mr. David N. Harris of Wallis, that the memorial
erected to his grand-uncle in the old Episcopal and Masonic Cemetery was
falling to decay, he immediately authorized its restoration at his expense.
At that time, at the instance of the Historian of the Society mentioned
above, a brief record of Oliver Jones' service to Texas was added to the
inscription already existing. An error in the inscription gives the place
of his birth as Connecticut, when, according to the most reliable informa-
tion, it should have been New York City.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 10, July 1906 - April, 1907, periodical, 1907; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101040/m1/200/: accessed July 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.