Hawley Cemetery

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1. By Garret Vacek Tidehaven High School Shelley Anderson El Maton Texas Matagorda County Hawley Cemetery 6/18/2012 Garret vacek 1

2. “Two acres donated by Emulous Savage and his son Norman” “For the cemetery and Tres Palacios Baptist Church” Facts about Hawley cemetery 6/18/2012 Garret vacek 2

3. Founded in 1852 More land given by Jonathan E. Pierce IN 1900 named area Hawley, honoring United States Senator Robert Bradley Hawley How Hawley Cemetery came to be 6/18/2012 Garret vacek 3

4. The picture is of the gate around A.H. pierce statue Picture of A. H. Pierce in the gate around his statue 6/18/2012 Garret vacek 4

5. 6/18/2012 5 Garret vacek Picture from past

6. 6/18/2012 6 Garret vacek More recent picture O A.H. Peirce statue

7. Ellen and her husband John Edward Blackburn are buried in Hawley Cemetery, Matagorda County May 28, 1857 - April 9, 1934 Gold star mother 6/18/2012 Garret vacek 7

8. Private Lenard Ernest Blackburn died at the base camp hospital in San Antonio, Texas Bexar County, Texas, probably from Spanish Flu March 9, 1891 - December 15, 1917 More about the Gold Star Mother 6/18/2012 Garret vacek 8

9. Joseph Washington Hawk died of wounds in France serving with the American Expeditionary Forces in WWI Ww1 veteran 6/18/2012 Garret vacek 9

10. Buried in Hawley cemetery are the brothers Jonathan E. & Able H. Pierce As well as many famous earlier cattlemen About Hawley Cemetery 6/18/2012 Garret vacek 10

11. One of the more popular people in Hawley cemetery is A.H. Pierce When people from around the area where Hawley cemetery is located they think of the Pierce Family Facts about Hawley Cemetery 6/18/2012 Garret vacek 11

12. Music from www.iluvwavs.com Pictures from http://www.roost.web.ancestry.com References for quotes, music, pictures. 6/18/2012 Garret vacek 12

13. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txmatago/cemetery_hawley.htm http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txmatago/gsm_hawley.htm Work cited page 6/18/2012 Garret vacek 13

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