This site serves to provide news and information related to the Colony Cemetery. This hallowed ground is located in Fayette County, Texas, at the intersection of Texas State Highway 95 and Brown Road, approximately 8 miles north of Flatonia, Texas, and 18 miles south of Smithville, Texas.
Land for the cemetery and adjacent grounds was donated in 1876 by John A. and Margaret I. Young. The first burial in the cemetery was that of Samuel J. Brown in 1879.
Viewers may use the navigation menu to the left or click on the subpages below to learn more about the community, the cemetery, the cemetery association, and more.
To join the Colony Cemetery Listserv, maintained by Google Groups, click the hot link here: http://groups.google.com/group/colony-cemetery
Family Immortal [hosted by Karen Brown Monsen]: http://www.familyimmortal.com/
Ancestry.com [An excellent site for genealogical research: http://www.ancestry.com
Interesting information from Texas Escapes: http://www.texasescapes.com/CentralTexasTownsSouth/Colony-Texas.htm
Corrections, suggestions, inquiries, and submission of new materials, pictures, and documents should be sent to John Beck, President, Colony Cemetery Association at this E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org