Marker Text: Henry Swepson Whitehead (1820-1892) was a veteran of the Mexican War and served in the Confederate cavalry. He settled with his wife, Elizabeth Ann Veal(e) (1832-1880) and their six children on a 70-acre farm near this site in 1873. Their oldest daughter, Minne (1856-1873), while dying from tuberculosis, asked to be buried under tow oak trees she could see on a neighbor's land. This led to the purchase and establishment of this resting place on September 20, 1877. Veterans of World War I and World War II are among the generations honored here. It continues to be cared for by Whitehead family descendants. (2000)
Texas Historical Cemetery Marker
Geographic: 30.65203, -97.90091
Location: Highway 183 north to Seward Junction left west on Hwy 29 W 1.6 miles to Indian Mound Ranch front gate. 0.07 miles to Whitehead Cemetery marker right 0.01 to cemetery.