Leesville Cemetery, 16 Jan 1921,"This cemetery is located in the northwest quadrant of Red River County, Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 49.064N, 95 Deg 12.108W. This cemetery is located behind the Leesville Baptist Church in the Leesville community 4.3 miles east of Woodland on FM 195. There is a deed dated 3 Sep 1908 and filed for record on 2 Jul 1912 in Book CH 79 page 54 selling 5 acres of the Asa Jarmon survey by A. B. Woods to Leesville Missionary Baptist Church. The first marked burial was that of Ruby M. Fisher Johnson who died 16 May 1921. This cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on 1 Jan 1997 and updated on 15 Sep 1999. Since we have family here we visit frequently to make updates and were there on 22 Jan 2003 to take the GPS Coordinates. We visited the site again on 26 Dec 2003 and did a re walk of the cemetery adding new burials and noting marker changes."
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