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New Hope Cemetery - Parker County, Texas
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas
N 32° 59.377 W 097° 35.430
14S E 631690 N 3651017
Quick Description: A well maintained rural community cemetery with over 200 internments.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 1/16/2011 9:19:51 AM
Waymark Code: WMAHA9
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Max Cacher
Views: 3

Long Description:
A Texas Historical marker tells the history of the area.
"Pioneer settler Joseph Wren donated five acres of land at this site in 1875 for use as a community cemetery. The church, which had been meeting in a log building (2 miles northeast), moved here later that same year. The name "New Hope" was suggested by Mattie Brookshire. The first interment in the cemetery was that of an infant girl, Mary Sudduth, who died in 1876. A schoolhouse, used until the 1920s, was located on land now included in the burial grounds. An annual homecoming is held here each May."
City, Town, or Parish / State / Country: Not listed

Approximate number of graves: Not listed

Cemetery Status: Not listed

Cemetery Website: Not listed

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