Feb 1862","Cooper-Wood","This cemetery is
located in the southwest quadrant of Red River County, Texas.
GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 24.885N, 95 Deg 12.130W.
El 294 Fort From Bogata take Hwy 271 southeast for 4.3 miles
the intersection with CR 1470 in Johntown. Take CR 1470 south
for 1.4 miles to the intersection with CR 1467. Take CR 1467
west for 8/10 mile, ending in a corral and the cemetery is to
the southwest another 2/10 miles located on a high knoll. This
cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on 22 Nov 1999.
While there we were given additional information by David Horn
of Mt. Pleasant TX and Wendell and Bobbie Hervey of Johntown
concerning burials there. We were taken there on 26 Apr 2004
by ex-sheriff Averitt Vaughan, recording the 2 markers and taking
the GPS coordinates. There are indications of several additional
burials there and probably this cemetery has had about 15-20