Shipp Family Cemetery

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Shipp Family Cemetery

Location
Dinero, Live Oak County, Texas, USA
Memorials 19 added (95% photographed)

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The Shipp Cemetery is located approximately 3 miles north of Dinero, Live Oak, Texas on Jones Road and is on the land once owned by Putman Shipp. There is a historical marker, Fort Merrill*, near the cemetery. The names originally appeared on the DAR #9 Film, Page 129.

The land is now owned by Eugene C. Urban family, but they do allow access to the cemetery. Please check with the owners prior to visiting if possible.

*Fort Merrill Monument was erected by the State of Texas in 1936. The site of Fort Merrill--established by Captain S. M. Plummer First U.S. Infantry, February 26, 1850 as a protection to settlers against Indians. Named in honor of Captain Hamilton W. Merrill, Brevet Major, Second Dragoons,Gallant Officer in the Mexican War. Permanently abandon December 1, 1855.

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GPS Coordinates: 28.25718, -98.01071

  • Added: 13 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2286014