Saints Chapel Cemetery

Photo added by Lawrence & Sue Dale

Saints Chapel Cemetery

Also known as Calhoun Cemetery, Mormon Chapel Cemetery, Thompson Cemetery

Location
Red River County, Texas, USA
Memorials 12 added (67% photographed)

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According to Lawrence and Sue Dale from "Cemetery Records, Red River CO, TX", Calhoun Cemetery is "located 1.8 miles south of Manchester on CR 2235 which goes to Bagwell. It is very badly overgrown and difficult to spot even though it is directly off the road to the west. There are over 50 burials here but the vast majority are unmarked and in the edge of a pasture".

Oldest marked burial 31 Oct 1889 --- This cemetery is located in the northwest quadrant of Red River County, Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 48.814N, 95 Deg 10.354W. This cemetery was started by a splinter group that had broken off from the church based in Salt Lake City, Utah. As of 1999 there have finally been records found by the LDS concerning this old church and burying ground in the turn of the century era.


This cemetery is located 1.8 miles south of Manchester on CR 2235 which goes to Bagwell, (the old Bagwell road). It is very badly overgrown and difficult to spot even though it is directly off the road to the west. There are over 50 burials here but the vast majority are unmarked and in the edge of a pasture. The oldest marked burial is that of James T. Gregory who died on 31 Oct 1889. This cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on 19 Feb 1999. As of 8 Jan 2004 there needs to be a cleanup day on this old cemetery. As of 31 Dec 2004 this cemetery had 11 documented burials.

This location has been known by several other names as time progressed. It has never had the family name of Calhoun attached to it prior to the issuance of a map by the state of Texas in about the 1970's. Following are other names this location has been called.

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GPS Coordinates: 33.8128, -95.1731

  • Added: 2 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2700