Slate Cemetery
Red River County

"Slate Cemetery, 15 Dec 1901,"This cemetery is located in the northeast quadrant of Red River County, Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 43.258N, 94 Deg 59.914W. From FM 1159 take CR 3115N for 1/10 mile to the intersection with CR 3177. Take 3177 2.1 miles and the cemetery is on the right or east. This is a primitive cemetery and there are no signs. On 27 July 1892 William Beaty was paid $1 for one acre of the John Ware survey for the Slate cemetery. The oldest marked burial is that of Rev. J. B. Slate who died 15 Dec 1901. This cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on 21 Jan 1999. We visited the site again on 7 Dec 2003 and took the GPS readings."

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