Albert Lackey Cemetery
Provided by Joel Honeycutt and Pat Althaus
Blanco County Historical Commission,  101 Pitchfork, Johnson City, TX 78636.

Transcribed by: June Baird (1985)
Prepared for the TXGenWeb Blanco County Web Site by Wanda Qualls

Location:  On land belonging to W. A. Walker in 1985.  Is at the east corner
of the land near the Baptist Church, under a large oak tree.  There is a ring
of rocks to mark the gravesite.  Outside Blanco.

Albert Lackey
Born: abt 1848
Died: Aug 26 1885
Parents: Greenbury and Mary Lackey, Sr.
Siblings: James; Martin V.; Nelson G. (killed at Quitman, Miss in the Civil war);
Thomas; Aaron N.; Green B., Jr.; John Wesley.
Married: Jane Pruit (she was a widow of Albert's brother James)
Children: John; Martha; Berry; Martin; Harriet; Anna; Albert, Jr.

On Aug 24 1885, Albert Lackey went beserk and shot and killed six persons,
members of his family and relatives.  The Lackey killings were followed by
a hanging of Albert Lackey by a mob outside the town of Blanco where he
was being held in jail.  The Lackey family lived near Hickory Creek in the
north end of the county and are buried in the Sandy Cemetery.

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