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SABINE COUNTY, TEXAS - FAMILY HISTORY AND GENEALOGY

Strother Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas

 
Strother Cemetery
 

     Strother Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas - From the Sabine County Court House in Hemphill, Texas take FM 83 East 1 block to State Hwy 87.  Go North or Left on Hwy 87 for 7 miles to Milam.  Continue North on Hwy 87 for 7.1 miles to Reeves Road.  Go Right or East on Reeves Road for 0.5 mile to a grassy driveway on the Right.  This drive goes onto private property in front of an old abandoned house.  Follow this drive to the edge of the woods.  The lone grave is about 25 yards inside the woods.  Additional information added in parenthesis.
     Isom Reeves says his oral family history says there are 5 other graves here, with 3 of them being slave graves.  Mrs. Blanche Toole says there are Strother sisters buried here and probably their father Thompson Strother.
*GPS Coorinates:  3132119N - 09350964W ;  First Marked Burial - 16 Feb 1866 ;  Last Marked Burial - 16 Feb 1866.
Indexed 23 Feb 2002 by Lloyd Conn, Wendell Grant, Kay Parker McCary, Weldon McDaniel, & Isom Reeves.

 
 
  #

NAME

BIRTH DATE

DEATH DATE

INFORMATION-COMMENTS

 

1.

Reeves, Celia E.

16 Jan 1839

16 Feb 1866

_____spirit smiled from that bright shore and softly whispers weep no more (Celia E. Strother - Daughter of Thompson Strother - h Joseph Reeves - Stone broken and on ground)

 

 

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