The oldest documented grave in this cemetery is that of Laura Steves Boerner (d. 1861), whose husband, Wilhelm Boerner, was killed at the Battle of Nueces in August 1862. Also interred in the small cemetery on Sturdy Oak Farm are children, pioneer settlers, and two strangers who died of tuberculosis while traveling through the area. Hand-cut stones mark the grave of the community's respected physician, Dr. August Pfeiffer. The cemetery provides a link with the 19th-century heritage of the Cypress Creek community. (1989)
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