Bethel Cemetery, 7 Jul 1875,"This
cemetery is located in the southwest quadrant of Red River County,
Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 33.767N, 95 Deg 15.862W.
From Detroit take FM 410 south for 7.2 miles to the intersection
with CR 1235. Take CR 1235 east for 1/2 mile and the cemetery
is on the right. The Cumberland Presbyterian Church bought 140
yards by 60 yards from Sarah McClure for $15 on 17 Jan 1884.
They also purchased five acres from Ed L. McClure for $70 on
19 Feb 1900. The oldest marked grave is that of William Noel
McClure who died 7 Jul 1875. This cemetery was surveyed in the
period of January through March of 1996 by James Loyd and Mattie
Tate Griggs. On 20 Sep 1999 Lawrence and Sue Dale walked this
cemetery again for a double check and update and at this time
sectioned the cemetery into four natural divisions, ie, Northeast,
etc., We visited the site again on 20 Jan 2003 and took the GPS