McGHEE FAMILY CEMETERY
Black cemetery. Was located off Shields Street in Channelview, on banks of San Jacinto River. Map-459W Moved to Evergreen-Barrett cemetery; site now used as pipe yard. McGhee’s were former slaves on the Magee Homestead. Joe McGhee built a one-room schoolhouse in 1916 for Common School District No. 18, used until 1942. One of the oldest school houses in the county, now sits behind the Channelview Library on I-10 East.
(From “AT REST” by Trevia Wooster Beverly)
Recorded by George E. Wolf Jr.
I went to Evergreen-Barrett Cemetery and found the McGhee Family Plots.
In Memory of the McGhee Family.
Peter McGhee Jr.-PVT US ARMY WWII, Born-1926 Died-March 30,1988
Sadie McGhee Born-Jan. 16,1886 Died-Dec. 3,1970
Eliza Ann Bryant Born-May 15,1930 Died April 14,1962, Daughter of Peter and Sadie McGhee
Joe McGhee Born-1848 Died-1922
Eliza McGhee Born-1866 Died 1939
Joe Wiley, PVT 410 Res. Labor BN QMC, Born-Jan. 22,1890 Died-Oct. 25,1944
Two Metal crosses, metal tags hard to read.