Perryman Cemetery

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Perryman Cemetery
Also known as:  Forestburg Cemetery

  • Forestburg, Montague County, Texas, USA
    Latitude: 33.53557, Longitude: -97.58225
  • 1,354 Memorials added (70% photographed)

Perryman Cemetery is located 1.5 miles West of Forestburg, on FM 455 in Montague County, Texas.
The first marked grave in this burial ground is than of an infant who died in 1862. Other burials include those of a Mr. Jones, a well-digger killed by indians in 1863, and Dory Booher and Ben Steadham, former Confederate soldiers who had been captured at Lookout Mountain, Tenn. during the Civil War. In 1883 the cemetery was purchased by Levi Perryman (1839-1921) and deeded cemetery to Montague County. A Forestburg community leader, Perryman had been a Confederate soldier, an indian fighter, and sheriff. This cemetery, still in uses, serves as a reminder of the area's pioneers.

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GPS Coordinates: 33.53557, -97.58225

  • Added: 2 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #3647