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De La Fosse Cemetery

This cemetery is on private property. To find the De La Fosse Cemetery: from Groveton, Texas, take FM 355 to Sebastapol. Turn left on FM 356 to Onalaska. Turn left on Hwy. 190, go a short distance, turn left on FM 3459. Go approximately 3 miles to De La Fosse Cemetery Road, turn right on that road, go approximately 1-1/3 miles to fork in road, turn right, cemetery is less than .10 mile on left (look for rusty chain link fence at edge of woods). This is now the Lige Ratcliff Place, where Pierre De La Fosse settled when he came to Texas.

This description was submitted by Mr. Ben De La Fosse for the 1980 Trinity County Cemeteries book. According to Mrs. Ben De La Fosse of Groveton, Texas, the status of this private family cemetery remains unchanged in 1992.

The cemetery information was compiled on 14 April, 2002 by TCHC Cemetery Committee Members: This cemetery has not been physically checked for the 2002 cemeteries’ survey. Directions updated: 28 June 2004 by TCHC Cemetery Committee/pc


Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date




May 19, 1823

Sep. 20, 1876

Born in Louisiana, Died at Trinity Station, TX



Mar. 3, 1868

Sep. 9, 1873

Age 5 yrs, 5 mos, 6 da



Mar. 30, 1816

Jul. 9, 1879

Born in Louisiana, Died in Henderson County, TX

You may contact the caretaker through Trinity County Historical Commission, P.O. Box 123, Groveton, TX 75845, if you have any corrections, questions or information to add to this listing. For the compiled list, both Trinity County Cemeteries 1980 and the second edition Trinity County Texas Cemeteries 1992 both published by Trinity County Historical Commission (TCHC) were consulted.


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