Red River County
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This cemetery is located in the southwest quadrant of Red River County, Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 27.738N, 95 Deg 18.271W. To reach this cemetery proceed from Rugby south 3.1 miles to Morris Chapel on FM 410. Turn right or west on FM 410 and go west about 2.2 miles until FM 410 turns south. At this point turn right onto CR 1135 and proceed north for about .8 miles to the intersection with CR 1131, The cemetery is on the left. The earliest suspect deed transaction we could find conveys 2 acres of the Joshua C. Hale survey from John D. Bloodworth et ux to Halesboro Masonic and Church. This instrument is dated on 9 Jan 1877 and filed for record on 9 May 1898 in Book CH Vol 34 Page 380. There is a deed transaction dated 9 Feb 1880 conveying 1 acre of land on the Josiah C. Hale survey filed on 26 Aug 1893 in Book CH Vol 25 Page 574 from Lucinda Bloodworth to Halesboro Methodist Church. The oldest marked burial is that of Mary E. Clifton who died on 10 Aug 1872. This cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on a soggy 14 Dec 1998. After entering all data this was printed and the cemetery walked a second time on 16 Dec 1998 to correct any possible errors. This cemetery was revisited on 20 Jan 2003 and took the GPS Coordinates. We also did a re-walk of the cemetery on 23 Jan 2004 adding new burials and noting marker changes. As of 31 Dec 2004 this cemetery had 337 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.