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Ash Creek Cemetery
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
N 32° 53.266 W 097° 32.811
14S E 635924 N 3639780
Quick Description: This marker stands at the side of the road just outside of Ash Creek Cemetery in Azle.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 10/20/2007 12:25:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM2EGB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member clayj
Views: 53

Long Description:
Texas Historical Commission Atlas data:
Index Entry: Ash Creek Cemetery
Address: 310 S. Stewart St.
City: Azle
County: Tarrant
Subject Codes: GY
Year Marker Erected: 1985
Marker Size: 18" x 28"
Repairs Completed: Refinish/Local Effort
Related waymarks:
James Azle Steward: WM2E5M
Marker Number: 220

Marker Text:
The oldest known graves in this community burial ground are those of Dave Morrison (1849-1874) and W. P. Gregg (1833-1874). Dr. James Azle Stewart, for whom Azle is named, and John Giles Reynolds, early grist mill operator, each donated an acre of land to establish the cemetery. Both Stewart and Reynolds are buried here. The Azle Cemetery Association was organized in 1922 to care for the site and to keep burial records. The Association bought additional land in 1932, 1947 and 1959 and constructed a tabernacle on the grounds. There are over 2,000 graves in Ash Creek Cemetery. (1985)


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