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Springtown Cemetery
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas
N 32° 57.685 W 097° 40.945
14S E 623141 N 3647780
Quick Description: Located inside the north entrance to the cemetery.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 1/5/2010 4:04:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM80T8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
Views: 11

Marker Number: 5022

Marker Text:
This cemetery first served the area's pioneer settlers. In use before the Civil War and before the founding of Springtown, it was included in land patented to Mary Leonard in 1859. The site was later conveyed to the Springtown Methodist Church, and the congregation worshiped in an adjacent log cabin for many years. The earliest legible gravestone is that of J.E. Arrington, who died in 1854. The original cemetery tract was enlarged in 1901 with a donation of land from local businessmen J.A. Kidd and A.J. Cunningham. Texas Sesquicentennial 1836-1986.


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