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East River Cemetery is located on FM 1485 in the Community of East River in East Montgomery County, Texas. The cemetery is next to the East River Baptist Church. The cemetery is NOT affiliated with the church, other than location.
It is believed that this is probably the location of the old East River School, also known as East River Montgomery County School District #96. The East River School is documented from 1837-1910.
East River Cemetery is a community cemetery that serves the citizens of the East River Community, to include local founding families.
The oldest known grave is Louisa Mona Spears (09/13/1838-04/07/1898), as cataloged by Oveta & Horace Wright on Feb. 18, 1978 and William T. Beauregard.