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 35.875N, 95 Deg 04.603W. This cemetery is located about 1/2 miles south of Clarksville off Hwy 37 on the left or south side. There is a sign on the road and the cemetery is a little over a block off the highway. A deed transaction dated 5 Mar 1910 has '1 acre in the G. Clark survey reserved for a cemetery' and filed 9 Mar 1910 in Book CH Vol 66 Page 98 transferred the land from R. H. Harris et ux to the Harris Chapel Cemetery. Then on 22 Oct 1912 there is another transfer by deed of another 1 acre tract on the Gilbert Clark survey, filed on 9 Nov 1912 in Book CH Vol 79 Page 380 from R. H. Harris to Harris Chapel Cemetery. The oldest marked grave is that of Frances Ann Harris, child of J. C. and Martha who died on 26 Oct 1860. This cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on Sunday 6 Dec 1998 with 23 additional graves found by probing, most being old markers. we were on the site on 12 Jan 2004 and took the GPS Coordinates. We also did a re-walk of the cemetery adding new burials and noting marker changes. As of 31 Dec 2004 this cemetery had 220 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.