This was a family cemetery for the Kuhlmann family, but is possible that some of the neighbors were also buried there. John H. Kuhlmann and his wife Minna owned that land. Their homestead was right off Calhoun Road.This where the Kuhlmann farmhouse was located. John H. Kuhlmann was born in Harris County around 1857. His children were named Christian, Katherine, Mary, Adolph, and John T. Kuhlmann.
John T. died before his father and two children did not survive childbirth.
The land that the cemetery is on is two acres, but the cemetery itself is only 30'x30', so there probably aren't that many family members buried there.
From At Rest by Trevia Wooster Beverly
"KUHLMANN CEMETERY: 4001 Roseneath and Oakcrest, in old Riverside Terrace. Late 19th century settlers' cemetery. Only a low brick wall remains; all graves transferred to Forest Park Lawndale. Johann Frederick Kuhlmann had already buried his first wife and two children in the two-acre private cemetery when he died in 1883."
Quit Claim Deed
State of Texas, County of Harris
Know all men by the presents:
That we, August Kuhlmann and George Kuhlmann,Jr., of the County of Harris and State of Texas, for and in consideration of the sum of Ten ($10.000) Dollars, and other valuable considerations to us in hand paid by Henry H. Kuhlmann,Jr,of the County of Harris and State of Texas, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, do, by the presents bargain,sell,release and forever quit claim unto the said Henry H. Kuhlmann, Jr, his heirs and assigns, all our right, title and interest to that certain tract or parcel of land lying in the County of Harris, State of Texas, described as follows, to-wit:
Two (2) acres of land, more or less, in lot 9, of the West one-half (1/2) of the Luke Moore League in Harris County Texas, described by metes and bounds as follows:
Beginning at an iron pipe which is located North 63 deg 5 min. East 105.85 ft. from an iron rod which marks the most Easterly corner of that tract of land conveyed to M.C. McGehee, Jr. by MacGregor Drive Development Company, by deed recorded in Vol. 991, Page 441 of the Harris County Texas Deed Records; Thence North 64 deg. 30 min, East 295 ft. to an iron rod for corner; Thence South 25 deg. 30 min. East 295.18 ft. to an iron rod for corner; Thence North 25 deg. 30 min, West 295.16 ft. to the place of beginning; save and except from the above described tract or lot occupied and known as the graveyard, or cemetery, and being 30 ft. by 30 ft. in size, and containing 900 sq. ft. in area, more or less, and save and except also a roadway twenty feet in width from the said graveyard lot, or cemetery extending across the said above described land for the purpose of ingress and egress to and from the graveyard or cemetery.
To have and to hold the said premesis, together with all and singular the rights, priveleges and appurtenance thereto in any manner belonging unto the said Henry. H. Kuhlmann, Jr., his heirs and assigns, forever, so that neither we, ourselves, the said August Kuhlmann and George Kuhlmann,Jr., not our heirs, nor any person or persons claiming under us shall, at any time hereafter, have, claim, or demand any right or title to the aforesaid premises or appurtanances, or any part thereof.
Witness our hands at Houston,Texas, this 13 day of June, A.D. 1939
George Kuhlmann, Jr.
I went out to the Kuhlmann Family Cemetery today on Roseneath. Went back in the woods where the cemetery would be. Near the back of the woods, next to a small gully is the 30' by 30" wall of hand-made bricks. The brick wall was in a fair to bad shape. This is were the graves of this family would be. There are no markers in this area. BUT down a small slope in the gully is two marble stones that would be from the cemetery. The large one is to heavy to turn over to see if it has a name on it . The other small one is blank. These may be the bases to the gravestones that once were there. I don't think the graves have been moved. I could be wrong. George E. Wolf Jr.