Rambie-Lewis Family Cemetery

Location: Smith Rd., off Route 16 about 5 mi west of intersection with Hickman Rd., Somerset, TX

This family cemetery, consisting of three graves, is a physical reminder of the hardships faced by 19th century pioneer families. Aaron Rambie, a Pennsylvania native who came to Texas about 1848, married a neighbor, Ginsey Ann Lewis, In 1854. When Ginsey died in 1862 at the age of twenty-seven, she was buried here on land owned by her father, Levi Lewis, Jr. Lewis's son, Warren, died in June 1863 at the age of one year and was also buried here. Aaron and Gensey's eight-year-old daughter, Mary Abigail, died in July 1863 and was buried next to her mother. (1991)