Baby Head Cemetery
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Name: Baby Head Cemetery
Class: Cemetery
County: Llano, Texas, U.S.A.
U.S. Board on Geographic Names ID: 1951245

Baby Head Cemetery is located at:
Latitude 30.8876743 North,
Longitude 98.6561491 West,
Elevation 416 meters above sea level, in Llano County, Texas, U.S.A.

Additional information:
Located just southeast of Babyhead Mountain and just west of Babyhead School.
According to local oral tradition, the name "Babyhead" was given to the mountain in this area in the 1850s, when a small child was killed by Indians and its remains left on the mountain. A local creek also carried the name, and a pioneer community founded in the 1870s became known as Baby Head. The oldest documented grave here is that of another child, Jodie May McKneely, who died on New Year's Day 1884. The cemetery is the last physical reminder of the Baby Head community, which once boasted numerous homes, farms, and businesses. (US-T147/FEB02/atlas.thc.state.tx.us)


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This website is maintained by Tom Alciere, based on public domain data from the U.S. Board on Geographic Names.