Barnesville B Cemetery

Barnesville B Cemetery, 10 Sep 1885,"This cemetery is located in the northwest quadrant of Red River County, Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 55.581N, 95 Deg 12.588W. From Woodland take FM 410 north for 12.8 miles to the intersection with CR 2356. Take CR 2356 south for 6/10 mile south to CR 2355. Take CR 2355 west for 7/10 mile and you are in the cemetery. It is at the northwestern edge of the Garland Geer Survey. A deed to Barnesville Missionary Baptist Church from Rev. E. Barnes, Sr., conveys 1 acre of the John Askey survey, this instrument made on 28 May 1886 and filed on 29 May 1886, being duly recorded in Book CH Vol 10 Page 288. This is a black cemetery and the oldest marker was that of Clarsa Barnes who died 10 Sep 1885. This cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on 21 Feb 1999. While revisiting the site on 24 Jan 2000, we found a new site marker as follows: Barnesville Baptist Church and Cemetery established Nov 1867, Rev. Elisah Barnes, Dedicated To The Members That Attended Barnesville Baptist Church, To All The Families That Have Loved Ones Buried In This Cemetery, Forever In Our Hearts, Church Closed 2 Nov 1990. We visited the site again on 6 Dec 2003 and took the GPS readings. We also did a re-walk of the cemetery adding new burials and noting marker changes."

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