Greenwood Cemetery

Greenwood B Cemetery, 7 Feb 1919,"This cemetery is located in the northeast quadrant of Red River County, Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 49.012N, 94 Deg 59.636W, El 406 ft. From Hwy 37 N and the intersection with FM 1159, take FM 1159 east for about 4 miles to the second LARGE curve to the east. Greenwood Community was on the right and you are within a 1 mile walk to the cemetery to the northwest. As this is private property, please observe the country niceties and get permission before attempting to find this cemetery. From deed records this is located on the original Slingland survey and is located about 800 varas north of the southeast corner of the survey. There is a deed dated 25 Oct 1907 and filed for record in Book CH 59 page 570 on 25 Oct 1907 for 1 acre of the William Slingland Survey from Henry Bradford to Greenwood Missionary Baptist Church. The burials shown here are all from funeral home books or taken from existing markers on the site. The earliest documented burial is that of Preston Snell who died on 7 Feb 1919. We visited the site on 20 Feb 2004 and took the GPS readings. While we were there we took pictures and recorded the burials."



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