Counts Cemetery

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Counts Cemetery

Location
Runnels County, Texas, USA
Memorials 254 added (90% photographed)

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This cemetery is located on the west side of Texas Hwy 382 about 2.5 milesnorth of the intersection of Texas Hwy 382 and
Texas Hwy 1770.
It is one of the oldest cemeteries in the county and there are many graves with rock markers. The earliest known interment
was that of a child, Mary Louise Hale, on 11/30/1880.
In January 1884, Andy and Christian Fannin sold 4 acres to M. C. Bright, J. M. Carver, R. F. Counts, John A. Chambers, J.
M. Givens, D. W. and William Hale, Alf A. Hanscomb, J. T. Hardegree, P. Hawkins, F. B. Massengale, Jessie Rogers, and C.
C. Simmons as a public cemetery for the rural community of Content.
The plot was named for R. F. Counts who bought the surrounding property in 1889.
An additional 4 acres were donated by Sidney Bright in the 1930s.
An unknown number of Confederate veterans are buried here.

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GPS Coordinates: 32.0278, -99.7536

  • Added: 2 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #3067