RNT Family History

 Moore Memorial Cemetery, Moore, Frio, Texas, United States of America


The Moore Memorial Cemetery is located in Moore, Texas on Highway 462 East toward
Bigfoot. The cemetery was founded in 1896. The cemetery plaque (1970) reads: "First
public burial ground in community. Before its founding people were buried in private
plots, church cemeteries, or in public graveyards outside the precinct. In 1896,Mose
Veith deeded five acres of land for use as a community cemetery. Interred here are
pioneers and men who fought in Indian battles,WWI and WWII and other major conflicts.
Moore was named for early Texas, R.B. "Mustang" Moore, who lived on a small creek near
here. In 1861, he was killed by Comanches. The town was first named Moore Hollow.

Surveyed & submitted by Linda Howard in June 1999.


 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Jones, Aaron
Jones, Aaron
Jones, Aaron 6-13-1842 1-8-1923 “Father” Next to Sophia Jones Next to J. Otis Jones
Rowland, Sophiah H.
Rowland, Sophiah H.
Jones, Sophia 11-5-1848 2-7-1930 “Mother” Next to Aaron Jones