Barton Springs Baptist Church Cemetery

aka Goodrich Cemetery

Name Of Cemetery Barton Springs Baptist Church Cemetery
Caretaker Barton Springs Heritage Association
Location of Cemetery 2107 Goodrich Avenue, Austin, TX
Driving Directions Go west on Goodrich Ave from S. Lamar. Barton Springs Baptist Church is at 2107, about a quarter mile down Goodrich on the right. The cemetery is behind the church and the apartment complex at 2115 Goodrich Ave. (African-American cemetery)
Appearance Most of the grave markers are missing. Only six markers with inscriptions remain, most of those are broken or toppled. There are 3-4 markers without inscriptions remaining.
Date transcribed 2/26/2006
Transcribed by Dona Kurtz

 

PLOT FIRST NAME LAST NAME DATE OF BIRTH DATE OF DEATH MARKINGS
1 L. Elgis Henderson 7 Jul 1900 2 Oct 1928
2 Milton Jackson c. 1899 Aug 1926 Age 27
3 Cl?be Lewis 26 Jan 1911 Age 81
4 Lizzie Edwards c. 1885 Feb 1922 Age 37. At rest.
5 G. R. Watters 27 Oct 1865 10 Jul 1929
6 Missing/Unknown Missing/Unknown 1862 16 Jul 1913 Age 53
Manson Watters Aug. 15, 1895 June 3, 1946 source: death certificate