Red River County
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
From Annona go south on FM 44 for 4.1 miles to the intersection with FM 1701. Take FM 1701 east for 2 miles to the intersection with CR 4405. Take CR 4405 south or left for 4/10 mile and turn into the gates to Savannah Cemetery on the left. The cemetery is another 3/10 mile east. A deed dated 11 Oct 1926 and filed for record on 11 Oct 1926 in Book CH Vol 118 Page 255 conveyed '60 acres of the Dennis Hardy survey sold to O. W. Howard less 2 acres for cemetery' from D. H. Howard to Savannah Cemetery. Also a deed dated 21 Nov 1927 and filed for record on 21 Nov 1927 in Book CH Vol 121 Page 182 conveys 1 acre of the Dennis Hardy survey from RRCo TX to Savannah Church. The oldest marked grave is that of James Titus who died on 9 Nov 1843. (see notes under this burial for an original dedication of this ground as a cemetery) This cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on 11 Jan 1999. Late in the afternoon of 30 Jan 2003 we went to this site and took the GPS Coordinates. We also did a re-walk of the cemetery on 27 Dec 2003 adding new burials and noting marker changes. As of 31 Dec 2004 this cemetery had 313 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.