Greathouse was a farming community ten miles southwest of Waxahachie in southwestern Ellis County. During the 1930s it had a church, a cemetery, and a number of widely scattered dwellings. In 1980 the Greathouse Cemetery was on a spur off Farm Road 66 five miles east of Maypearl.
Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.
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