New Haven Cemetery

"New Haven","Cemetery","1859","New Haven","This cemetery is located in the northwest quadrant of Red River County, Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 42.866N, 95 Deg 04.834W. From the Dimple Community proceed west on FM 2120 about two miles. The church and cemetery is on the north side of the road. RED RIVER RECOLLECTIONS page 52: Acreage, 2.75 acres 'situated on the waters of Pecan Bayou and upon which said Church and School House now stand' for a community church, school, and cemetery was deeded on 6 May 1859 by George M. Sargeant. A later deed dated 14 Feb 1898 and filed for record on 4 Jun 1898 in Book CH Vol 33 Page 593 for 5 acres of land on the E. H. Tarrant survey from John M. Jamison et ux to New Haven Baptist Church. The oldest marked burial is for George W. R. Rolston who died in 1859. This cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on Sunday 19 Jan 1997. We visited on 14 Jan 2004 to take GPS Coordinates. We also did a re walk of the cemetery adding new burials and noting marker changes."




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