Cowan Cemetery

"Cowan","Cemetery","1882","Cowan","This cemetery is located in the northwest quadrant of Red River County, Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 51.484N, 95 Deg 09.983W. This cemetery is about one mile north of the Manchester Community and is located on private property. While there is a highway marker there is no way to drive to the cemetery. There is a deed to Cowan Family Cemetery by Thomas L. Cowan filed on 12 Jan 1901 for 1 acre of the John Largent Survey A-509 to Willie A. Hodge filed in Book CH Vol 42 Page 82. There is an annual working by descendants of those who are buried here and there are many more unmarked sites than marked. The oldest marked burial is that of Isaac Satterwhite who died in 1882. This cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on Sunday 19 January 1997. We visited the site again on 6 Dec 2003 and took the GPS readings."


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