Forbes Cemetery

"Forbes","Cemetery","4 May 1855","Forbes","This cemetery is located in the northwest quadrant of Red River County, Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 39.340N, 95 Deg 09.466W. This cemetery is located in the southeast quadrant of Bagwell and is badly overgrown, thus rendering it lost except to a local. There is a deed transaction from 25 Oct 1880, file date 19 Mar 1891, Book CH Vol 20 Page 611 transferring 1/4 acre of ground from Malcolm Forbes to Forbes Cemetery, said land located 1/2 mile southeast of Bagwell Community. The oldest marked burial is that of M. Bagwell who died on 4 May 1855. This cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on 9 Feb 1999. We visited the site again on 21 Jan 2003 and took the GPS readings."



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