Gilliam Cemetery

"Gilliam","Cemetery","1 Sep 1859","Gilliam","This cemetery is located in the southeast quadrant of Red River County, Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 33.107N, 94 Deg 51.763W. To reach this cemetery go south from Annona on FM 44 for 4.1 miles to the intersection with FM 1701, take FM 1701 east about 2 miles to its intersection with CR 4405, turn left or south for 1.9 miles. The cemetery is at the intersection with CR 4406 and is well marked. The earliest land transaction we could find is for 1/2 acre of the D. McKinney survey, the instrument being made on 1 Jun 1949 and filed for record on 19 Aug 1948 in Book CH Vol 178 Page 522 from W. J. Gilliam et vir to Gilliam Church of Christ. The oldest marked grave is that of Thomas R. Peek who died on 1 Sep 1859. The cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on 6 Jan 1999. We visited the site again on 27 Dec 2003 and took the GPS readings. We also did a re-walk of the cemetery adding new burials and noting marker changes."


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