Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Riverland Cemetery
10 miles east of Petrolia
Clay County
Texas  USA

Search Riverland Cemetery:
First NameLast Name

Cemetery notes and/or description:
RIVERLAND, TEXAS. Riverland is a mile from the Red River and sixteen miles
northeast of Henrietta in northern Clay County. Pioneers in Clay County had
to leave the area in 1862 due to Indian attacks that followed removal of the
army during the Civil War. Riverland probably was established when the
settlers came back around 1870. In 1875 the community obtained a post office
with John Jones as postmaster. During the 1880s Riverland had fifty people,
a doctor, a dentist, and many local tradesmen. Some residents were Russian
Germans. Riverland lost its post office in August 1905. In the early 1930s
the town had a two-room, seven-grade school, a general store, a filling
station, and a cemetery. By 1936 only twenty people remained. In 1987 the
town structures had disappeared, leaving only the cemetery and a few
residents in the countryside.
 • View all interments (210)
 • 59% photographed. [?]
 • Add a name to this cemetery
 • Submit spreadsheet [?]

Riverland Cemetery
Added by: TxRose
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service