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Williamson County Paupers

Texas Historical Marker: no

  • Primary Town: Georgetown
  • Secondary Town(s): none
  • Cemetery Relocated to: no relocation

Historic Texas Cemetery Designation: no

  • Williamson County Clerk Instrument Number: 188313187DR, 189329013DR, 191101956DR, 1995025219 & 1995025220
  • Williamson Central Appraisal District Property ID: R347635


Mapped per Texas Antiquities Permit No. 9314 (link below).

2016 WCAD: 2316 Winchester Dr [behind house at 2314 Winchester Dr]

WCHC’s Vol III, pg 135:  Per Laverne Faubion & Stanley Green 1986…”Mrs. E.C. & M.B. Middleton are buried near Smith Branch in SE Georgetown, in Quail Valley area – a developing subdivision. Graves in a grove of small trees & underbrush. Field stones in area may have marked other graves.” Also noted in 1987, “this was determined to be a part of the Williamson County Paupers’ Cemetery, most of which has been displaced by a housing development.”

Per John Christeson at Find-A-Grave, “to get to this cemetery from Georgetown take SH 29 E to the intersection with Maple St. Turn S on Maple & take it to the intersection with Quail Valley Dr. Turn left (E) on Quail Valley Dr & take it to intersection with Smith Branch Blvd. Turn right (S) on Smith Branch Blvd & take it to the end. Cemetery is in the field behind the barricade & reportedly to the E behind the fence of about the fourth house. No inscribed gravestones were seen & if there are any, they may be somewhere in the field that had grass three feet high.”

Click here to read (includes property deeds):

Archeological Survey for the Proposed Williamson County Juvenile Justice Center Smith Branch Flood Control Project, Williamson County, Texas, by Andrea Stahman Burden, MA, RPA, and Heather Goodson.  Texas Antiquities Permit No. 9314.  Prepared for Williamson County and Doucet.  Blanton Associates, Inc., Austin, Texas.  April 2021.

Location is Approximate (1999 Map Information): yes Verified 9/8

Longitude: -97.6606

Latitude: 30.6214