|Red River County|
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
This cemetery is for the usage of the local Afro-American population. It is located in the northwest quadrant of Red River County, Texas. This cemetery is about four miles north of Clarksville. Take Hwy 37 north to FM 2283. Turn left onto FM 2283 and the cemetery is about 1/2 mile on the right with a large sign which reads 'Williams'. We have not found any legal documents for this cemetery. The oldest marked burial is that of a child of Mat and Tennie Williams who died 10 Feb 1906. Lawrence and Sue Dale surveyed this cemetery on 3 Mar 1997. We checked on this cemetery on 29 Jan 2003 and took the GPS Coordinates. We also did a re-walk of the cemetery on 3 Jan 2004 adding new burials and noting marker changes. As of 31 Dec 2004 this cemetery had 112 documented burials.
All information for this cemetery location/notes is from the books 'Burial, Cemetery and Death Records for Red River County, Texas' by Lawrence and Sue Dale, Copyright © 2005.