Red River County
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This cemetery is located in the northwest quadrant of Red River County, Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 36.928N, 95 Deg 07.051W. New Shamrock Cemetery is reached by taking Hwy 82 west about three miles from Clarksville. The cemetery is north of the Little Chicago store site in the Mabry Community. A deed dated 22 Mar 1902 and filed for record on 29 Mar 1902 in Book CH 42 page 593 conveys 1 acre of the Gilbert Clark survey and Mabry Christian Church from Mrs. M. A. Dickson et al to Woodmen World Christian. A deed dated 8 Jan 1919 and filed for record on 9 Jan 1919 in Book CH Vol 93 Page 363 for 1-78/100 acres of land in the Gilbert Clark survey from J. E. Bloodworth et ux to New Shamrock Cemetery. a third deed dated 3 Mar 1949 and filed for record on 14 Mar 1949 in Book CH Vol 180 Page 507 for 14,742 sq. Fort of the Gilbert Clark survey from Emmett Drew Ham to New Shamrock Cemetery. The oldest marked grave was that of Martin C. Scaff who died 23 May 1918. Lawrence and Sue Dale surveyed this cemetery on 4 Mar 1997. We again were here on 21 Jan 2003 an took the GPS Coordinates. We also did a re-walk of the cemetery on 18 Feb 2004 adding new burials and noting marker changes. As of 31 Dec 2004 this cemetery had 370 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.