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Thomason Family Cemetery - Quinlan, TX

Thomason Family Cemetery: Quinlan, Hunt County, Texas. Located at Intersection of County Road 2264 with County Road 2296. Approximately: 8.5 Miles NNW of Quinlan, VIA Paved / Gravel - Improved Road. Directions: The Best and Safe Direction to Cemetery. From: Quinlan, Hunt County, Texas at State Hwy. 34 and intersection of State Hwy. 276 - Take State Hwy. 276 West, 2.4 miles; to Ranch Road 36, North on Ranch Road 36, 3.8 miles; to County Road 2275, North on County Road 2275, .2 miles; to County Road 2276, East on County Road 2276, 1 mile; to County Road 2296, North on County Road 2296, 1.1 miles; to intersection of County Road 2296 with County Road 2264, Cemetery is located on West side of County Road 2296. Cemetery located on private land, access VIA gate adjacent to road.

{Geographic Coordinates: N 32 58' 42", W 96 09' 17"}

NOTE: County Road 2264 is not an immproved road, impassable after a mild rain.(Year 2003)

NOTE: Reference - Texas General Land Office 'Texas Land Title Abstracts'; Land Grant Headrights (Republic of Texas, 1836 - 1845). County: Hunt. Abstract #: 1045. District/Class: Fannin 3rd. File #: 669. Original Grantee: Hezikiah Taylor. Patentee: H. Taylor. Patent Date: 09 Oct 1852. Patent #: 727. Patent Vol.: 8. Certificate: 705. Acres: 320. NOTE: Hezikiah Taylor arrived in Texas between Oct 1 1837 and Jan 1 1840. NOTE: Single persons could acquire 320 Acres; Heads of families could acquire 640 acres.

NOTE: Map - Land - Hunt County, Texas. Originaly Patented to Hezikiah Taylor; (Ref: F.3-669, Texas General Land Office; Map: Dated June 1894, Drawn by C. W. Pressler).

G. W. Thomason and Lizzie Ann Thomason Deeded 80 acres of this land to John R. Thomason on February 13 1890. {Ref: Hunt County, Texas. Deed Book 58. Page 139.}

Transcription and Photos

A.M. McIntire
George Washington Thomason
J.W. Thomason Children
Matilda Thomason
Original marker for Matilda Thomason
(now a footer on the grave)


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Information and photos contributed by Albert Scarborough (Thomason family descendant).
Used with permission.

Copyright 2004-2012

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