Clipped From The San Saba News and Star
FAMILY MARKER in Fcazle Cemetery Is a hand.made cistern cover, used many years at the Feazle home place. The date, 1850, in the year George L. Feazle and his nine children came from Louisiana to settle in this area, six years before San Saba county was organized. -Photo by L«Joy McCarley George Feazle Start Cemetery The descendants of George L. Fcaxle started a restoration restoration and beautlfication program last year for the family cemetery cemetery located in San Saba county. A new chain link fence was provided, provided, and a family marker was- placed there. The stone for the marker came from a cistern at the Feazle old home place. Most of the graves in the cemetery are descendants of George Feazle who gave the land for the burial plot. There are a few graves who are not family, because no one waf ever refused a burial plot when there was a need. George Feaxle' left Louisiana in 18GO and brought his nine children to Texas, making the journey in ox-drawn wagons. They settled along the San Saba river In the area of Harvey Creek, now known as Baker Springs and Spring Valley. Perhaps the first ones buried buried in Feazle Cemetery were Margaret Clay Squires and her twin daughters. There is no date on the marker but it is thought she and the twins were buried there in 1881. George Feaxle and his eldest son, Aaron, are burled side by side. The headstones were hand made by Aaron and his father. Aaron died May 8, 1882 and George Nov. 2, 1885. Four family members buried in this cemetery served in the Army of the Confederate States of America. Two are sons of George, Aaron and Ashley Feazle; Feazle; John T. Jones, father-in- Central Texas Phone Descendants Restoration law of Ashley} and William P. Word, husband of George's granddaughter, Cas.sie Prescott Prescott Word. The other two sons of George George Feazle were Francis Washington, Washington, called "Wash", and Thomas Jefferson, "Jeff". These brothers are buried side by side In theSkamakawa Cemetery Cemetery in Washington. Jeff married married Sarah Elizabeth Jennings in San Saba county May 22,1877. Wash was never married. The brothers left San Saba In 1881, going first to Arkansas and from there to the northwest where they became lumbermen. They fought on opposite sides during the Civil War, but after their return home lived out their lives together. Wash made his home with his brother, Jeff, and family." George Feazle had five daughters and two of them are buried in the county. Eliza Ann Feazle Dennis . Lauderdale is buried In Varga Chapel at Bowser and Arzula Feazle Prescott In SanSabaClty Cemetery. Cemetery. It is assumed the other three daughters were burled at the place of their residence, Angelina Feazle Barton lived in Burnet county; Elizabeth Feazle King, Williamson county and Sarah Margaret Feazle Harvey was living in Washington county, Ark. There are 53 graves in the Feazle Cemetery, 11 of them are unknown. They are marked but have no inscription. Family names in the cemetery are Squires, Feazle, Jones, Brown, McCutcheon, Word, Hendricks, Davis, Hingo and Prescott.