William Caroll Sypert
(Nov. 15, 1815 - July 18, 1885)
A native of Tennessee, William C. Sypert entered the
army of the Republic of Texas in 1836 at the age of
20. He returned to Tennessee and married Permelia
Benjamine Perry (1819-94) in 1838. After two trips via
covered wagon between Tennessee and Texas, they
settled permanently in Texas in 1849. A schoolteacher
and musician, Sypert served as justice of the peace in
Bell County, as postmaster at Bryant's Station in
1859, and as Milam County Judge, 1867-70.
FM 487 (Davilla-Bartlett Road) west
1.0 mile to Davilla Cemetery.
Graves of Wm. C. Sypert and wife
Old section of Davilla Cemetery -
Wm. C. Sypert grave is in middle of
Davilla Cemetery as seen from FM 487.
Sypert grave is at end of lane and to