Burchinal Cemetery, 1 Aug 1879,"This
cemetery is located in the southwest quadrant of Red River County,
Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 33.660N, 95 Deg 18.384W.
Take FM 410 south from Detroit for about 7.2 miles. There is
a country lane on the right or west directly opposite the turn
to Bethel Cemetery. This lane is designated as CR 1237. Take
CR 1237 west for 1.3 miles to the intersection with CR 1226.
Continue on the dirt track westerly for about 5/10 miles and
turn south to the second pasture gap, about 2/10 mile. The cemetery
is a good 3/10 mile walk due west up a slope and has a few old
cedar trees in it. There is a chain link fence around it. The
oldest marked burial is that of Luther Burchinal who was born
and died on 1 Aug 1879. This cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence
and Sue Dale on 11 May 2000. This land is currently leased by
Pete Miller of Paris TX. We visited the site again on 20 Dec
2003 and took the GPS readings."