Lick Springs Cemetery,
6 Jul 1885,"This cemetery is located in the northeast quadrant
of Red River County, Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33
Deg 34.789N, 94 Deg 48.980W, El 465 ft. It is located on the
Holder farm, on the James Burkham survey, north of Hwy 82, between
Avery and Annona, northeast of intersection of Hwy 82 and F.M.
1699. Present owner of the land is William Lynn Holder. We met
with the owner and were escorted back 6/10 miles to the cemetery
site. There we were pleased to see a nice chain link fenced area,
well cared for by the owner. The owner expressed a desire to
dedicate the land to the cemetery in perpetuity. The oldest marked
burial is that of Mattie Knight who died on 6 Jul 1885. The survey
was completed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on 26 Nov 1999. We were
on site again on 26 Apr 2004 and took the GPS coordinates."
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