Milford Cemetery, Milford, TX

Milford Cemetery, Milford, TX


Milford Texas was first settled in 1853-1854. Read the stories about some of the great citizens of our city. Sign at city limits: "Milford, a town of 700 friendly folks and 3 or 4 old grouches." Below are the death certificates I found of some of the 2,750 people buried in the Milford Cemetery. The oldest grave is dated 1855.

William R. Hudson

  • Milford, Texas

In 1853 he was living in Cherokee County, Texas. By 1853, he and his family were living in Milford. He and Colonel Arvin Wright and J.M. Higgins laid off the town site. He opened the first store in 1854. He and his wife were charter members of The Milford Presbyterian Church. And he gave our town the name of MILFORD after a factory town in Massachusetts. He built the first house in Milford in 1853 on the site of which is now the two story hotel on Main Street. He was the first Postmaster appointed August 3, 1854. He was a very active citizen of our town and made a great contribution to its history.

Plot: Sec E-18

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