Oliver Perry Arnold
Location: Hopewell Cemetery; take Highway 174 north about 4 miles from Cleburne Courthouse, then go east on county road and follow about 1 mile, then take 2nd county road and follow about 1 mile, then take 2nd county road east about 3/4 mile, then take 3rd county road east 1/4 mile to Hopewell Road go east on Hopewell road 1/10 mile to cemetery.
An officer noted for integrity. Born in South Carolina. Came to Texas 1847, and engaged in livestock and mercantile business. Spent six years seeking gold in California. Returned to Johnson County, 1859; joined Co. H, Young's regiment, 1861. Served with distinction as Sheriff of Johnson County, 1870-1876. Married Abigail Winchester; they had 12 children. Arnold was the first president, Johnson County Park and Fair Association.
Source: Texas Historical Commission