|Red River County|
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
This cemetery was created for the use of the local Afro-American population. It is located in the northeast quadrant of Red River County, Texas. EARLIEST MARKED BURIAL 8 Jun 1938 NOTES: This cemetery is located in the northeast quadrant of Red River County, Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 42.219W, 94 Deg 55.418W. From Hwy 82 east of Clarksville take FM 1159 for 9.9 miles to the intersection with CR 3225, turning right onto CR 3225 for 1.9 miles to CR 3230. Take CR 3230 south or right for 1/10 mile to CR 3227. Turn east or left for 2/10 mile and the cemetery is on the right. A deed from M. L. Reed et ux to Antioch Baptist Church for two acres of the U. Aiguier survey on 12 Oct 1918 and recorded on 27 Feb 1919 in Book CH Vol 94 page 330. The oldest marked grave is that of Marcelles Jackson who died on 8 Jun 1938. The cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on 19 Jan 1999. We visited the site again on 8 Dec 2003 and took the GPS readings. We also did a re-walk of the cemetery adding new burials and noting marker changes. As of 31 Dec 2004 this cemetery had 142 documented burials. This cemetery was completely reworked on 29 Jan 2011 and pictures taken of all markers. The pictures were added onto Findagrave. This new information was then added into the existing records by Lawrence and Sue Dale. As of 31 Dec 2013 there are 153 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 © 2014.