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Leakey Cemetery
Leakey, Texas

Highway 83, FM 337 and FM 336, on the Frio River
90 miles NW of San Antonio
Brice family tombstone in Leakey Cemetery,  Texas




The Brice family is well represented with several tombstones - one a Civil War veteran and another with the unusual first name of Jap.


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Leakey Cemetery

FM 337 as you enter Leakey from the East

The Leakey Cemetery is a little more interesting than most - not as interesting as some others. It contains the graves of the town founders - always a nice touch for a small town cemetery.

It is perhaps a little ironic that the first interments in the cemetery were the last to be killed by Indians (in Real County). These were victims of Lipan Apaches and their story is explained by the marker near their graves. They are on the right hand side of the cemetery (west) toward the SW corner.

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Catherine McLauren Headstone. Leakey Cemetery, Texas
Headstone of Catherine McLauren, victim of Lipan Apaches
Photo courtesy Linda Kirkpatrick
Allen Lease Headstone, Leakey  Cemetery, Texas
Headstone of Allen Lease, victim of Lipan Apaches
Photo courtesy Linda Kirkpatrick
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