Barton Springs Baptist Church Cemetery

aka Goodrich Cemetery

Name Of CemeteryBarton Springs Baptist Church Cemetery
CaretakerBarton Springs Heritage Association
Location of Cemetery2107 Goodrich Avenue, Austin, TX
Driving DirectionsGo west on Goodrich Ave from S. Lamar. Barton Springs Baptist Church is at 2107, about a quarter mile down Goodrich on the right. The cemetery is behind the church and the apartment complex at 2115 Goodrich Ave. (African-American cemetery)
AppearanceMost of the grave markers are missing. Only six markers with inscriptions remain, most of those are broken or toppled. There are 3-4 markers without inscriptions remaining.
Date transcribed2/26/2006
Transcribed byDona Kurtz
PLOTFIRST NAMELAST NAMEDATE OF BIRTHDATE OF DEATHMARKINGS
1L. ElgisHenderson7 Jul 19002 Oct 1928 
2MiltonJacksonc. 1899Aug 1926Age 27
3Cl?beLewis 26 Jan 1911Age 81
4LizzieEdwardsc. 1885Feb 1922Age 37. At rest.
5G. R.Watters27 Oct 186510 Jul 1929 
6Missing/UnknownMissing/Unknown186216 Jul 1913Age 53
 MansonWattersAug. 15, 1895June 3, 1946source: death certificate