Rowland Cemetery

Rowland Cemetery, 1843,"This cemetery is located in the northeast quadrant of Red River County, Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 44.324N, 94 Deg 52.833W. From FM 1159 take CR 3240 east for 1.6 miles to the old Bryarly Community then proceeding east on CR 3240 for another two miles, passing two cattleguards and finally arriving at a locked pasture gate. Past the gate for 2/10 miles turn south onto CR 3247 for 2/10 mile reaching another locked gate. After the gate proceed south for about 3/10 miles and just past a small pool on the right there is a pasture lane to the right. Within 100 yards you will see two gaps in the fence; take the south gap and the cemetery is another 200 yards up a small hill in a southwesterly direction. The earliest marked burial is that of Robert Hamilton, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, who died in 1843. This cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on 22 Feb 2000. Joining us was Mary Hausler and her son, Doug. We visited the site again on 8 Dec 2003 and took the GPS readings."




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