Walker Cemetery

Red River County

Walker Cemetery, 13 Aug 1872 ,"This cemetery is located in the southeast quadrant of Red River County, Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 28.701N, 94 Deg 45.845W, El 452 ft. From Avery take FM 911 south for 6.4 miles to the intersection with CR 4530, take CR 4530 east or left for 8/10 miles and in the middle of a sharp curve to the left, stop. The cemetery is on the north or left through a pasture and down the slope towards a creek about 150 yards and is on the Jesse Walker survey. A local resident has spent many years on research in this area, Mrs. Rose Parks, Rt 1 Box 119B, Avery TX 75554, phone 903 684 3263. The oldest marked burial is that of John H. Elder who died on 13 Aug 1872. There are also 6 markers for unidentified infants and a footstone for an Essie Wise (just the initials E. W.) This cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on 24 Feb 1999. On 3 Feb 2003 we visited the site and clambored through the thorns and briars to get to this resting place. While there we took the GPS Coordinates."



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