Colbert Cemetery
same as Goodnight Cemetery ??
Navarro County, Texas


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According to 83 year Mr. Colbert, who lives in the white house, this land was gien to the Colbert slaves after the War by their owner, a Mr. Daniel. They have continued living on this land to this day.   ... Malvin Keathley & Maxine Worsham, Oct 1988

Location:

  • South side of FM Rd 3096 in pasture in western part of Samaria

Cemetery Association:

  • Not on file

Surveys:

  • Surveyed in Volume 8 of the Navarro County Cemetery Records by Malvin Keathley & Maxine Worsham, Oct 1988

 

Name Source Notes  
Christefer C. Brown, Sr.   abt 1927 - Jul 27, 1900  
Columbus Brown   Jan 23, 1890 - Apr 6, 1943
s/o John Brown & Janie (Colbert) Brown
 
Eliza Brown   abt 1821 - Apr 25, 1894  
Gus Colbert
 
Obituary;
Slaves Index
1851 - Feb 12, 1921
Moriah Colbert Assumed buried here death certificate just says Kerens- 1867 Ap. 8, 1911
 
Janie (Colbert) Brown   June 24, 1851 - Jan 21, 1931
w/o John Brown; d/o Robert Colbert & Anna (Colbert)
 
John Brown   abt 1841 - Feb 14, 1881
h/o Janie (Colbert) Brown
 
Martha Brown
Twin of Mary Brown
  May 12, 1912 - 1964
d/o John Brown & Nancy Brown
 
Mary Brown
Twin of Martha Brown
  May 12, 1912 - 1916
d/o John Brown & Nancy Brown
 
Andrew Colbert   1864 - Jun 9, 1927
h/o LeAnna (Burton) Colbert
 
Anna (Horn) Colbert
 
Death certificate just says Kerens assumed here Dec 10, 1883 - Jun 16, 1948
d/o Lee Horn
 
Cass Colbert   Feb. 21, 1860 - Aug. 30, 1943
h/o Dillie (Dunn) Colbert s/o Robert and Anna Colbert
 
Chester Colbert   1891 - Dec. 11, 1921
Single s/o Andrew Colbert and Alice (Armstrong) Colbert per death certificate
 
Delma Colbert   May 6, 1904 - Nov. 12, 1989
h/o Nellie Mae (Martin) Colbert s/o Robert Colbert and Dora (Gaines) Colbert
 
Dillie (Dunn) Colbert   Mar. 1, 1898 Mar. 5, 1941
w/o Cass Colbert d/o Green Dunn and Mary (Sigore) Colbert per Death certificate
 
Dora (Gaines) Colbert   Jun. 10, 1879 Jun. 24, 1961
w/o Robert H. Colbert d/o Warner Gaines
 
Fred Colbert   Feb 14, 1858 - Nov 1, 1915
s/o Robert Colbert & Anna (Davis) Colbert per death certificate
 
James Colbert WWI Veteran
Death certificate says Samaria but on list in Colbert
Jan 24, 1895 - May 21, 1954
h/o Maggie (Wesley) Colbert s/o Gus Colbert and Laura (Smith) Colbert per death certificate

Tex-Pvt 2 Co 165 Depot Brig WWI
 
John Colbert   1878 - 1954  
Lee Anna (Burton) Colbert   1861 Apr. 4, 1918
w/o Andrew Colbert d/o Emily D. per death certificate ( death certificate says Samaria but she is on the list for Colbert)
 
Lexie Lee Colbert
 
  Feb. 20, 1908 - Mar. t, 2006
1st wife Nettie (Coleman) Colbert married Dec. 20, 1936 2nd wife Christine (Barnett) Colbert married Nov. 19, 1939 s/o Robert H. Colbert and Dora (Gaines) Colbert
 
Marcus Colbert Death certificate says buried at home so assumed here 1901 Nov. 2, 1920
single s/o Robert H. Colbert and Dora (Gaines) Colbert per death certificate
 
Melissa Colbert   Oct 30, 1880 - Jul 15, 1951
d/o Fred Colbert and Anna (Jimmerson) Colbert per death certificate
 
Nellie Mae (Martin) Colbert Obituary abt 1931 - Jun 3, 2017
w/o Delma Colbert
 
Orville C. Colbert, Rev.   Feb. 18, 1899 - Sep. 18, 1937
s/o Andrew Colbert and Leeanna (Burton) Colbert
 
Robert Colbert   Jun. 19, 1879 - Mar. 19, 1952
h/o Dora (Gaines) Colbert s/o Robert Colbert and Katherine (Smith) Colbert per death certificate
 
Travis C. Colbert   Dec. 14, 1897 - Nov. 26, 1950
h/o Viola (Williams) Colbert married Aug. 16, 1914 s/o Gus Colbert
 
Gambus (Colbert) Hanner   d. Feb 27, 1962  
Arlene D. Nelson   Dec 1, 1909 - Sep 5, 1978
d/o Vollie Nelson and Mary (Brown) Nelson per death certificate
 
Hallie Blanche Nelson   Jan 3, 1908 - Jun 25, 1987  
Mary Nelson   1873 - 1912  
Velma Toliver   1900 - 1951
w/o June Toliver (per 1920 census)
 

 

 


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