Menard Cemetery

By George E. Wolf Jr./2009

MENARD CEMETERY: (aka Morris Cemetery). At Sargent Street and Elam Street.

On private property. Wonderful little cemetery, very good care.....

Private family cemetery. Burial dates range from 1874 to 1915, 4 graves (1874-1915).

Virginia Menard, Widow of Capt. A.B. Menard. B. 24 Dec 1829; d. 15 Feb 1915.

Captain Alfred B. Menard. B. 18 Feb 1828; d. 01 Jul 1909.

Alfred B. Menard Regiment Name: Menard's Co., Waller's Reg't Texas Calvary
Side: Confederate
Soldier's Rank In: 1 Lieutenant
Soldier's Rank Out: Captain
Film Number: M227 roll 25

May Menard, daughter of A.B. & Virginia Menard. D. 28 Nov 1874, age 4 yr. 6 mo. 11 ds.

Little Ettie (no last name given on marker). D. 20 Mar 1878 aged 4 yr. 5 mos. 4 ds.

Family history; Virginia Menard, who
married Alfred B. Menard in 1825, was the daughter of Ritson
(Jawbone) Morris and Minerva Edwards (daughter of Amos, who was an
early settler at the mouth of Clear Creek at Edwards Point, now
known as San Leon, Galveston County).

One unmarked grave reported to be in the cemetery; Nicholas Clopper thought to be buried here.

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1880 Harris Co.,Texas Census

Alfred B. Menard
Sex: Male
Birth year: 1828
Birthplace: Canada
Age: 52
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Head of Household: Alfred B. Menard
Relation: Self
Father's Birthplace: Canada
Mother's Birthplace: Canada

Virginia Menard
Sex: Female
Birth year: 1830
Birthplace: Texas
Age: 50
Occupation: Keeps House
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Head of Household: Alfred B. Menard
Relation: Wife
Father's Birthplace: Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: Kentuky

Ada Menard
Sex: Female
Birth year: 1855
Birthplace: Texas
Age: 25
Occupation: At Home
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Head of Household: Alfred B. Menard
Relation: Daughter
Father's Birthplace: Canada
Mother's Birthplace: Texas

Ettie Menard_
Sex: Female
Birth year: 1858
Birthplace: Texas
Age: 22
Occupation: At Home
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Head of Household: Alfred B. Menard
Relation: Daughter
Father's Birthplace: Canada
Mother's Birthplace: Texas

Oscola Menard
Sex: Male
Birth year: 1860
Birthplace: Texas
Age: 20
Occupation: At Home
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Head of Household: Alfred B. Menard
Relation: Son
Father's Birthplace: Canada
Mother's Birthplace: Texas

Alfred C. Menard
Sex: Male
Birth year: 1867
Birthplace: Texas
Age: 13
Occupation: At Home
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Head of Household: Alfred B. Menard
Relation: Son
Father's Birthplace: Canada
Mother's Birthplace: Texas

Jennie Menard
Sex: Female
Birth year: 1870
Birthplace: Texas
Age: 10
Occupation:
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Head of Household: Alfred B. Menard
Relation: Daughter
Father's Birthplace: Canada
Mother's Birthplace: Texas

Source Information
Census Page: E.D. 78, Precince 3, Harris, Texas
Family History Library Film: 1255309
NA Film Number: T9-1309
Page Number: 202A

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