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Upshur County Cemetery Index


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Cemetery Name
Location
Aaron-Jones A small, well kept cemetery inside a chain link fence with posted signs that say private property, no trespassing.  Located in Old Diana about 1/2 mile off hwy 259 on FM 726, on the right side of the road. *Complete reading 2001*
Anderson Family Take 154 west from Gilmer to highway 49 to the left. Left on Elderberry to Red Oak. Right on Red Oak to Mildred Road. Turn right on Mildred and the 3 graves are in a pasture on the left under a huge pine on private property.
Antioch See Grice
Ashland
32.6956956 - 94.7029858  East of Gilmer on the Harrison County line - Take Hwy 154E through Diana. Turn left onto Davidson Rd. (across from FM 3245) Stay on Davidson Rd., Sparrow will go straight, but go towards the left at the Simmon Hill Baptist Church sign. The cemetery is on the left just across the Harrison County line. **Updated Complete reading with photos May 2009**
Baby Medlin This only has about 8-10 graves of babies  *Complete reading*
Bailey (Black)   Located on private property off  Hwy 155 south from Big Sandy.  *Complete reading*
Bailey Family On private property close to the Union Grove area.
Bethlehem 
32.6540297 - 94.809101   Take Hwy 1650 east, turn right onto Nuthatcher Rd.  Go 1 mile south, turn right onto Martin Rd.  Go west for 1.3 miles.
**Updated reading complete with photos October 2008**
Bethlehem Cross Road African American  AKA Dean's or Cross Road 32.8576298 - 95.0077162    Take Hwy 271 north out of Gilmer to FM 2088.  Take 2088 to FM 2454 and the cemetery is near the intersection of 2454 and Mule Deer. Next to the white cemtery.   **Updated March 2009 - Complete reading with photos **
Bettie  From Gilmer, turn left on FM 2088, before crossing RR tracks, turn left onto Badger. Follow around and cross RR tracks. You can see two headstones on the left in a pasture, turn left on the black top road. Go to the end of the road and there are two separate sections of a chain link fence on the right.  **Updated reading complete with photos March 2009 **
Big Sandy See Chilton
Boxwood See Snow Hill
Brumley Cross Road
AKA Cross Road
Take Hwy 271 north out of Gilmer to FM 2088.  Take 2088 to FM 2454 and the cemetery is near the intersection of 2454 and Mule Deer. Next to the African American cemtery.   **Updated March 2009 - Complete reading with photos **
Buie     Take Hwy 80 west out of Gladewater to Water Tower Rd---this will be the 2nd left, after the white fence at the old Ambassador College grounds.  Go across the RR tracks, the road will veer to the right.  Cemetery is in field on the left, surrounded by a chain link fence.  This is private property  **Complete reading with photos**
Bunn Family On private property. Go west from Gilmer on Hwy. 154, take a left on FM 49, then left on S. Mimosa. The Bunn Family Cemetery sign is on the gate into the private property on S. Mimosa.
Cherokee  
AKA Cherokee Trace
From Gilmer take Hwy 271 N, turn left on Redbud St.  Take a right on Cherokee Trace, go 2 miles.  The cemetery  is on the right, adjacent to the Cherokee Missionary Baptist Church.  **Complete reading with photos 2005**
Chilton  
AKA Big Sandy    
32.5926406 - 95.1166108   Approximately one mile northwest of Big Sandy, Tx. off  US Highway 155 on FM Rd 2911.  There are three entrances to the cemetery, however, the most used is the center gate. **Complete reading with photos Oct. 2008**
Christian Hope      
AKA Eubanks Cemetery   
32.8834626 - 94.9527142    Located at the northwest corner of Hwy 271 N and Sunflower Rd, north of Gilmer.  **Reading complete with photos March 2009 **
Clark Family Cemetery In Ore City behind a house on Pine Street on private property.  Only 2 graves of Clark brothers.
Coffeeville (Black)  In Gilmer take Hwy. 155 East to Verbena Rd., turn right (south) at the Coffeeville sign. Go a few hundred yards and veer to the first left which is Trumpet Rd.  You will see the Coffeeville Cemetery straight ahead on both sides of the road. The African American Coffeeville Cemetery is across the road from the New Coffeeville Cemetery with the native rock entrance and is enclosed by a chain link fence. **Complete reading with photos May 2009**
Coffeeville (New & Old Sections)   32.8348559 - 94.7546532    In Gilmer take Hwy. 155 East to Verbena Rd., turn right (south) at the Coffeeville sign. Go a few hundred yards and veer to the first left which is Trumpet Rd.  You will see the Coffeeville Cemetery straight ahead on both sides of the road.  The New Coffeeville Cemetery is on the right side of the road with a large native rock entrance with black wrought iron gate and fencing.   **Complete reading with photos May 2009**
Coffeeville (Old Cemetery)   Take Hwy 155 East from Gilmer. The cemetery is just past the Coffeeville sign on the left hand side of the road.  There are two historical markers at this site. Earliest known headstone is Apphie Newman d. Nov 24, 1843.  *Complete reading*
Community Cemetery In Gilmer, go South on Montgomery St. The cemetery is just past the old train trestle on the right. If you get to Hwy 155, you have gone too far.  **Updated Oct 2008 - Complete reading with photos **
Concord  From Gilmer, Hwy 271, go east on Hwy 155 to Farm Market Road 2263. Take a left. You will go about 3 miles to an Oil Top Road, Dahlia, take a right on Dahlia. A Concord Church sign is on right side of road before you turn right - Concord Church and cemetery are down the oil top road about 1/4 mile on left.  **Updated Oct 2008 - Complete reading with photos **
Cross Road See Bethlehem Cross Road African American OR Brumley Cross Road
Crow Family 
AKA Old Crow
Located about 1.5 miles south of Little Mound Church, on Tangerine Road off Texas Hwy 49, in a private pasture, not easily accessible from the road.  **Complete reading with photos**
Davis - Ellison
AKA Thomas Ellison
Located about 2 miles north of Shady Grove on north side of FM1795 at the junction of Tan Oak Road, set about 200 feet off the road up the hill in a lot of trees.   **Updated Oct 2008 - Complete reading with photos **
Dean's See Bethlehem Cross Road African American
Derrick Located on private property in Upshur County, Texas. From Gilmer take 154 West to 852, turn right, go to Derrick Rd., follow the signs.  **Complete reading with photos 2002**
Dixon  Turn on 300 off 271. Hillburn will be the first road to the right. Just before the top of  the hill there is a small clearing on the right. Walk down the hill through the brush and behind the house that is on the top of the hill. Not a good trip for the timid.    *Complete reading*
Durning Family  Located on private property in Bettie off of FM 2088.  **Complete reading with photos March 2009 **
Earp Located somewhere around Little Mound on what is now private land and which you get to by going west on hwy 154 and turning on 49 going through Latch to Little Mound. 
East Mountain (Old) 32.5945872 - 94.8657699    Located just west of the Baptist Church in East Mountain. Go 1or 1 1/2 miles past the East Mountain Baptist Church, turn on Robin Road and the cemetery is about a mile down that road.  **Complete reading with photos Oct 2008 **
East Mountain Baptist Church AKA New East Mountain Cemetery Located off the road one mile west of East Mountain behind the Baptist Church.  From Gilmer take 271 to FM 1844 to the 4 way stop at East Mt., go right on 1845 and the church is on East Mountain Road, you can see it from 1845. **Complete reading with photos April 2009 **
East Springfield  African American - From Longview take 259 N. to Mackey Road (just past  Satterwhite Log Homes).  Turn left (only turns one direction) and go about 2 miles. The church is on the  corner of Mackey Rd. & Nuthatcher Rd. The cemetery is behind the church.  *Complete reading 2000*
Edwards 32.5723658 - 94.8807705    This cemetery is surrounded by a chain link fence, and is located just north of  White Oak, TX , just across the Gregg County line into Upshur County.  Very neat, but no shrubs or trees are inside the cemetery.  It is very well maintained, and is still in use.  **Updated Oct 2008 - Complete reading with photos **
Elam Springs  From Big Sandy, go north 2 miles on 155 to FM1002. Go about  2 1/2 miles to Red Maple and go to the right. Go 3 miles to Cemetery Road and go right. Its about 500 feet off the road.  **Updated Oct 2008 - Complete reading with photos **
Enoch Go three miles south of Gilmer on FM 49 (the sign says west). It is about 200 feet off the north side of the road.  **Updated Oct 2008 - Complete reading with photos **
Enon         Now with Bios! From Gilmer take Hwy 154 to FM 852 (5.2 miles). The Church and Cemetery are at the intersection of FM 852 and FM 556.  **Complete reading Mar. 2008 with photos**
Eubanks Cemetery See Christian Hope Cemetery
Floyd
AKA Indian Rock
32.6904166 - 94.8435462    Located just east of Indian Rock on Hwy 154 - From Gilmer, take Hwy 154E, go right on FM 1650. The cemetery is on the corner of FM 1650 and Goose Rd. There are two entrances. One of FM 1650 and the other on Goose Rd.  **Complete reading 2004 with photos**
Fonda Go north on 155 in Big Sandy for about 1/2 mile to FM2911. Turn to the left and go about 2 miles west. Cemetery is on the left or south side of the road.  **Updated Oct 2008 - Complete reading with photos **
Ford Family Located near the High School in Gilmer in the 700 block of Pine St. There is a wooden marker at the sidewalk, the cemetery is located at the back of the house on the left.  **Updated with complete reading & photos Oct 2008**
Galloway-Horn Family Located on private property off Locust Grove Rd, just west of Gladewater.  **Complete reading 2005 with photos**
Garoutte Cemetery See Ore City Cemetery
Gay-Hagan This cemetery is located on the Gregg Co.-Upshur Co. line, in Gladewater on N. Phillips Springs Rd, 4/10 of a  mile E. of East Lake Dr. and 1 9/10 miles N. & W. from Gay Ave in Gladewater, TX. The cemetery is in very poor condition, and has not been used for some time. Vandalism in the 1970's and 1980's has left it's mark.  *Complete reading*
Gilmer City (black)
AKA Neal Cemetery
Located on Hwy 271 N in Gilmer. Turn right at the light at Hwy 271 and Old Coffeeville Road. The black cemetery is on the left side of the road with the old cemetery.  **Complete reading May 2008 with photos**
Gilmer City (old) Located on Hwy 271 N in Gilmer. Turn right at the light at Hwy 271 and Old Coffeeville Road. The old section is on the LEFT side of the road.  **Complete reading May 2008 with photos**
Gilmer City (new) Located on Hwy 271 N in Gilmer. Turn right at the light at Hwy 271 and Old Coffeeville Road. The new section is to the RIGHT side of the road.   **Complete reading May 2008 with photos**
Glade Creek
AKA Youngblood Cemetery
AKA Mings Chapel
From Gilmer take Hwy 155 west and turn left on FM 2685. Go to Crabapple Street and turn right. Go about 1 1/2 miles and the Glade Creek Missionary Baptist Church will be on your right with the cemetery behind it.  **Complete reading April 2008 with photos**
Gladewater Memorial About 1 1/2  miles west of Gladewater on Hwy. 80 on the right hand side of the hwy
Glenwood
AKA Glenwood Hilltop
32.6615291 - 94.8335461   Located about two miles north of Glenwood - Take Hwy 154E, right on FM 1650, right on FM 726, right on Nightingale Rd. The cemetery is on the right. There is a sign showing Glenwood Cemetery.  **Complete reading Apr 2009 with photos**
Graceton See Mattox Cemetery
Green Weldon Murphy It is a single grave on the property of Rob Marchell, about a mile south of Shady Grove on FM1002 and about 300 feet east of the road.  *Complete reading*
Grice         
AKA Hamil's Chapel & Antioch
32.8020755 - 95.122164    From Gilmer go west on Hwy 154 to just outside the city limits. Take FM Road 852 to the left. Stay on it for 10 to 12 miles. There is a sign but it does not have Grice Cemetery,  it has Antioch Baptist Church on it. Turn to the left and the cemetery is down that road about 1/4 mile.  **Complete reading with photos Oct 2008**
Hadaway Hill Private cemetery in the Pritchett area.
Hamil's Chapel See Grice
Harris-Clark Roadside    This burial is at the corner of Chinaberry and Balsam roads, just off the side of the road and is overgrown and becoming hard to see. Enclosed with a hogwire fence. **Complete with photos 2011
Harvey & Mattie Fudge Memorial Garden Located on the property of the New Hope Baptist Church. **Complete with photos 2014**
Henderson Family Private cemetery outside of Ore City. 
Hester Farm  Located on the Upshur - Wood County line. Go south on FM 852 (oiled road portion) from the intersection of FM 2088 and FM 852 near Perryville.  Follow this across Caney Creek and go a little over a mile. South of the intersection there is a barn on the west side of the road.  The cemetery is in the wooded area directly across from the barn on the east side of the road, and just a few yards from the road.   **Updated Oct 2008 - Complete reading with photos **
Hilltop See Glenwood Cemetery
Hoover 32.6181951 - 95.0988321    Located north of Big Sandy a short distance off the Shady Grove Road. Take Hwy 155 N from Big Sandy to FM 1002. Turn left and go about 1 mile and  you will see the arch for the cemetery on the right. There is a driveway to the right which will take you to the cemetery.  **Complete reading Oct 2008 with photos**
Hopewell  Take 154 west from Gilmer to FM 49 to Hopewell Community. The cemetery is located beside the Hopewell Methodist Church.  **Complete reading May 2008 with photos**
Houseworth See Lone Mountian - UPDATE - We think we have found Houseworth Cemetery that was given on a 1918 death certificate.  Thomas P Housworth's ggranddaughter says her grandfather told her that the Housworth family owned the land and donated it to the cemetery that is now Lone Mountain.  We do not know when the name officially became Lone Mountain, so anyone with knowledge of this cemetery please contact Etta, Sheila and Elaine.
Houston 
AKA Lake Providence
A black community southeast of Gilmer. It's between Indian Rock and Glenwood. Take Hwy 726 to the right (south) off of Hwy 1650. Not far on the right ought  to be the Lake Providence Baptist Church. I think on the church property you can see a sign that says Houston Cemetary.   **Complete reading April 2009 with photos **
Humphries
AKA Old Thomas
Take Hwy 80 west from Gladewater to Cherry Rd. Turn right and go about 1 1/2 miles to White Oak Rd. On the right hand corner is the home of Mr. Stokes.  The cemetery is in the back of his house in the woods.  *Complete reading*
Indian Rock See Floyd Cemetery
James See Reed
Johnson  From Gilmer go North on Hwy 155.  The first FM road that goes to the left (north) after crossing the bridge will be FM 2263, about 4 miles.  Located behind the Mt Zion Baptist Church.   **Complete reading 1999 with photos**
Jones  32.7415266 - 94.7399313    Located off Hwy 726 east of Hwy 259
Kelsey 32.7298573 - 95.0407741    From Gilmer, take 154 west to the Kelsey turnoff (1795).  Turn left on 1795  to Magnolia and turn left on Magnolia.  The cemetery is at the end of the road, about 1/4 of a mile or less. **Complete reading Nov. 2009 with photos **
Lafayette - (Black)   Go 6 miles NE of Gilmer on SH 155, then 4 miles NE on  FM 2796, then .8 miiles W on FM 593, then 2 miles N on FM 993 to intersection w/FM 1975.  Lafayette (black) is the second fences area behind the church, Lafayette (white) is on the left of the church and also the first one behind the church.   **Complete reading June 2008 with photos **
Lafayette (White)
AKA Sewell
Go 6 miles NE of Gilmer on SH 155, then 4 miles NE on FM 2796, then .8 miiles W on FM 593, then 2 miles N on FM 993 to intersection w/FM 1975.  Lafayette (white) is the one on the left and also behind the church, Lafayette (black) is the second fenced area behind the chruch.   **Complete reading June 2008 with photos**
Lake Providence  See Houston Cemetery
Lawton 
AKA Pine
32.8954063 - 94.9771592    From Gilmer go north on Hwy 271 and turn left on Opossum Rd. Turn left on Mink Rd about 100 yards.....then turn left on to a gravel road to a gate. There is a dirt road and the cemetery is about 300 yards.  *Complete reading 2005*
Lee Cemetery (Black)  Located at the end of Pearl St. across from Hwy 155 in Big Sandy. It is on private property off a long closed section of an old road. It is better accessed on foot through a powerline right of way that crosses Hwy 155.   *Complete reading 2002*
Lest We Forget Cemetery    On private property.
Little Mound Located on FM 49, 12 miles W of Gilmer.  **Complete reading Feb 2009 with photos**
Locust Grove Take Hwy 80 W from Gladewater. About 4 miles from Gladewater turn right onto Almond Rd.  Follow the road to the Locust Grove Church. The cemetery is behind the church.  **Complete reading June 2008 with photos**
Loftis Cemetery  Located north of Gilmer in the Brumley Community. Take Hwy 271 to FM 2088 and turn left. Go to FM 2454 and turn right. Go to Turtle Rd, turn left,  and then turn left on Otter, at the crossroad of Otter and Wolverine turn right and go .7 of a mile. The cemetery is cyclone fenced on the left side of the road.  Not maintained.  **Complete reading with photos 2001**
Lone Mountain
AKA Houseworth
32.7940226 - 94.9082696    From Gilmer, Hwy 271, go east on Hwy 155 to FM Road 2263 and turn left. Take 2263 to the Oil Top Road Bluebell. As soon as you turn on Bluebell you will see the Cemetery to your right. It is a small area located on a hill.  **Complete reading 2007 with photos**
Lone Pine See Zion Hill Cemetery
Mattox
AKA Graceton
32.7265269 - 94.7743771    Located near Graceton - From Gilmer, take Hwy 154E. Turn left on FM 726, left on Lazy Daisy Ln. The cemetery is on the left.  **Complete reading April 2009 with photos**
McClelland Abandoned. Located near Glenwood on private property.   *Complete reading*
McIntosh Family   Located on private property in Bettie off of FM 2088.  **Complete reading March 2009 with photos**
McNary Cemetery (Black) Located between Gilmer & Ore City off FM 555 on private property.
Mings 32.5620871 - 95.0007741    This cemetery is located west of Gladewater on Hwy. 80, behind the Gladewater Memorial Cemetery. Take Hwy. 80 W, turn  right on Locust Rd. for 1 mile. The access road is approximately 50 yards on the left. The cemetery is surrounded by a 4 foot high cyclone fence. It is well kept and in use. The cemetery sits on the edge of a grove of trees, with several large oak trees, making this a very peaceful and undisturbed setting.   **Complete reading Oct 2008 with photos**
Mings Chapel See Glade Creek
Mitchell  Located between Mings Chapel and West Mountain.  Take Hwy 271 south out of Gilmer, keep going south several miles. You should start seeing signs that say East Mountain (and possibly West Mountain), turn right on Redwood St (there is a flashing light at this intersection, and on the left is a building that is Tri County Real Estate).  After turning right on Redwood St, you will go 1.4 miles to Pomegranate St. Turn right and go 1.6 miles (you will pass Mustang St and Walker St)...........the cemetery will be on your left.   **Complete reading 2001 with photos**
Moon Farm A single grave located on the old Moon Farm place on private property.   **Complete reading with photos**
Moore Moore is two miles south of Latch on FM1795 on the north side of the road.  **Complete reading 2001 with photos**
Morgan Going north from Gladewater on Hwy 271, go 5 miles from the Upshur Co line and turn left on the county road next  to the West Mountain Volunteer Fire Dept. Go .5 mile and take the second road on the left beside a big blue water tank.  Go .2  mile and the cemetery is on the left up on a hill by a mobile home.  **Complete reading Apr. 2009 with photos**
Morris
AKA Suffolk
Located 4 miles SW of Gilmer - From Gilmer, take Hwy 155S. Turn right on Suffolk Rd., cross RR tracks, stay straight, the cemetery is on the left.  **Complete reading Oct. 2008 with photos**
Mount Ephraim Does anyone know where this cemetery is located?
Moyer Family Private family cemetery.  Located on FM 555 in the community of Sand Hill, about 8 miles out of Gilmer on private property. **Complete reading 2006 with photos**
Murry League   See Ore City Cemetery
Mt. Lebanon  Located in the far northwest corner of Upshur County. From Gilmer, take Hwy 154 west and turn right onto FM 1002, which turns into FM 852, go to the end of the road, turn right, cemetery will be on the right hand side of the road, about 1/2 mile.  **Complete reading Apr 2009 with photos**
Mt. Zion See Zion
Neal Cemetery See Gilmer City Cemetery - Black
New Hope
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New Hope (Other site's reading)
32.6501383 - 95.0713311    This cemetery is NW of Big Sandy. East of Hwy 155 between Big Sandy & Gilmer. Take Hwy 155 S from Gilmer. Turn right on Aspen Trail, then right on Red Cedar Road. The cemetery is located on the left.   **Complete reading Oct. 2008 with photos**
New Hope (AKA Peteet)  From Gilmer take Hwy 154 to FM 726.  Turn left on 726 to Gardenia Rd, then a left on New Hope Rd.  The cemetery is just beyond and on the left from the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. **Complete reading Apr 2009 with photos**
New Mt. Located on a road called New Mt. Cemetery Road, it is off of  155, east of Gilmer, between Periwinkle Rd. &  Snapdragon Rd.  It probably has 200 or so  graves, not taken care of, very grown over.  **Complete reading May 2009 with photos**
New East Mountain Cemetery See East Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery
Oak Hill From Gilmer, take Hwy 271 north to FM 2088. Turn left and go 2 1/2 miles. Cemetery is next to the Oak Hill Missionary Baptist Church.   **Complete reading Mar. 2008 with photos**
Old Crow See Crow Family
Old Gilmer Abandoned over 100 years ago on the Cherokee Trace, with no trace of a cemetery left.
Old Gilmer/Old Mings The "path" to the cemetery is across from Yazell Chevrolet on  Hwy 271 in Gilmer. Turn to the left by the stream, and follow the "road" up the hill, it is quite a  hike.  The road deadends at the entrance to the cemetery.  **Complete reading Jan 2009 with photos**
Old Paint Rock   See Stringer
Old Paron (On the Wood-Upshur County Line, literally. The church and cemetery sign are in Upshur county, whereas the cemetery is back behind that and in Wood county.) Go north out of Big Sandy on 155 abt two miles to FM 1002. Turn left toward Shady Grove. Go abt 6 miles to the  FM 1795 intersection. Turn left to Hawkins. Its abt 2 miles southwest on FM 1795 on the north side of the road at the corner on county line.   **Complete reading Oct 2008 with photos**
Old Phillips See West Mountain
Old Place   See Willeford
Old Thomas See Humphries
Ore City (Murry League)  The Murry League Cemetery, Garoutte Cemetery, and the Ore City Cemetery are one and the same. In Ore City, turn off Hwy 259 onto FM 450. Go 0.6 miles and turn left onto Wisteria. The cemetery is down a few blocks on the left.  **Complete reading May 2009 with photos**
Pace Cemetery No longer exists. Was located on the Tom Duffey place which is 1.5 miles west of Simpsonville.   *Complete reading*
Perryville  This cemetery is located in the northwestern portion of Upshur Co. From Gilmer take Hwy 271 north. Take a left  on Hwy 2088 at Bettie community, go 13 miles to Perryville. Take a right on Hwy 852,  go 2/10's of a mile. The cemetery is located between Perryville Baptist Church and Perryville Methodist Church.   **Complete reading Nov 2008 with photos**
Peteet  See New Hope Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
Piedmont  From Gilmer go south on Hwy 271 to Bob-o-Link, (which is near the West Mountain turn), turn left on Bob-O-Link and go north to Guinea. Turn left on Guinea and the cemetery will be on the right hand corner.  **Complete reading May 2009 with photos**
Pine See Lawton
Piney Grove From Gilmer take Hwy 271 north to Bettie, turn left on FM 2088.  Go to FM 2454, turn right, then go to FM 556 and turn left.  Take this road to FM 2455 and turn right. Stay on FM 2455 until you come to the Piney Grove Baptist Church, which will be on the left side of the road.  The cemetery is behind the church. **Complete reading Sept 2009 with photos**
Pleasant Grove 32.8987407 - 94.8732673    From Gilmer take highway 271 north to Midway (approx. 9 miles), turn right on road 593 (road turns beside the truck stop). Go 2 miles to 1975. Turn left on1795 and go 4.5 miles. The cemetery is located on the right.  The west portion of the cemetery, seperated from the black cemetery by a chain link fence.   **Complete reading June 2007 with photos**
Pleasant Grove Black  From Gilmer take highway 271 north to Midway (approx. 9 miles), turn right on road 593 (road turns beside the truck stop). Go 2 miles to 1975. Turn left on1795 and go 4.5 miles. The cemetery is located on the right.  The east portion of the cemetery, seperated from the white cemetery by a chain linnk fence.  **Complete reading June 2007 with photos**
Pleasant Hill 32.6437501 - 95.0238298    Located in Pritchett, TX. Take Hwy 155 southwest from Gilmer to Lemon st., turn left and the cemetery will be close to the intersection of Lemon and Orange.  **Complete reading Mar 2009 with photos**
Prince Cemetery From Hwy. 271 in Gilmer, take Hwy. 155 to Verbena, turn left (north). There will be three roads that come into Verbena from the right: (1) Wisteria Rd.; (2) Wild Onion Rd.; (3) Violet Rd. After you pass Violet Rd, go down through a low place and Prince Cemetery is located on the left side of the road before Verbena intersects Hwy. 557. If you go to Hwy. 557, you've gone too far.  *Complete reading Oct. 2007 with photos*
Red Rock In the Gladewater city limits, just over the Gregg County line into Upshur County. Take Hwy 80 to the Gladewater Rodeo Grounds.  Turn left at Rodeo St, go across the tracks, take a right immediately after crossing the tracks onto Commerce St. Go for approx. 1 1/2 miles (road will bend to the left) to Sweet Gum.  Turn right and go to the corner (no street sign), turn left, the cemetery is just down the road on the left.  As you come to the cemetery there is a road that goes into one section on the left side, and then goes around to the back of the cemetery.  There is another road that goes into the middle, and  meets the other road. Red Rock is a very old cemetery, that was used for black & white burials.  **Complete reading with photos 2002**
Reed 
AKA James
(At Old James) From Gilmer, go to Diana on Hwy 154. At the intersection of Hwy 154 and Hwy 259, go south toward Longview about 2 miles to FM 3245. Turn left and go to Kildee. Turn left onto Kildee and the cemetery is about 1/2 mile down on the left.  **Complete reading April 2009 with photos**
Reynolds   See Tidwell
Rosewood  Go 8 mi. W of Gilmer on SH 154, then one block S on Church Rd.   **Complete reading with photos Mar. 2009**
Sand Hill From Gilmer take Hwy 154, about one mile to Hwy 555 turn to the left, go about three miles until Hwy 555 meets Hwy 1649, turn to the left on Hwy 555, go about 2.2 miles to the Sand Hill Baptist Church and Sand Hill Church of Christ and the cemetery is located behind the Sand Hill Baptist Church.   **Updated reading complete with photos October 2008**
Sanders Family From Gilmer, take 154 west to Kelsey (1795). Turn left on 1795, go about a mile or so to Blue Spruce, turn right----go to Beechnut, turn right.  Cemetery is on the  right, just across from the Old Kelsey school. NOTE:  The cemetery has been cleaned up and headstones were located.  **Complete reading - Updated Oct 2008 with complete pictures**
Satterwhite Family A private cemetery on private property off FM 726.
Sewell Cemetery  See Lafayette Cemetery. This was once a private cemetery, a part of the Sewell plantation, which Mr Sewell  later donated to the Lafayette Cemetery. Thanks to Glenda Kinard for this great bit of information!
Shady Grove 32.6834736 - 94.7313203    From Big Sandy take 155 north 2 miles to FM 1002 to the left.  Go about 7 miles north and the cemetery is on the corner of FM 1002 and Fm 1795 which goes northeast to Gilmer.   **Complete reading - Updated March 2009 complete with pictures**
Shady Grove  African American - From Diana go east on 154.  Turn right on 3245. After turning onto 3245, take the first onto Owl Rd. Travel pass the Macedonia Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ (located to your left) for ½ mile. As you approach the Shady Grove Baptist Church turn left on Blackman Rd. Stay on the oil road and the cemetery is on the right.  There is a sign by the road .   **Complete reading with photos May 2009**
Shipp Family Located on private property.   **Complete reading with photos**
Simpsonville 32.862629 - 95.069662    From Gilmer take Hwy 271 North to FM 2088. Turn left.  The church and cemetery are near where FM 556 intersects with FM 2088.   **Complete reading with photos Jan. 2009**
Smith Take Hwy 155 south out of Gilmer to Hwy 2911 near Big Sandy.  Turn  right on Fm 2911 go almost to the Wood  County line and turn right cemetery will be down theroad around a corner to the right.  **Complete reading with photos May 2009**
Snow Hill
AKA Boxwood
Take 259 South from Ore City for about 4 miles, turn right on Snapdragon Rd.  The Cem is 2 miles on the right, no sign, on private property.  *Complete reading 1998*
Soules Chapel From Gilmer go W on 154 to FM 852. Turn right onto 852 to FM 556. Turn right onto FM 556 to Soules Chapel.   It is about 10 mi. NW of Gilmer.  **Updated reading complete with photos October 2008**
Stringer   
AKA Old Paint Rock
(Old Paint Rock) located about 1 mile south of Shady Grove, TX on FM1002 on the old homeplace of Jefferson and Carolyn (Myhand) Stringer.  It is a private family cemetery on land still owned Stringer descendants.   **Complete reading Feb 2009 with photos**
Suffolk See Morris
Summerfield Community Cemetery Located 3 miles west of Gilmer off FM 49.  Turn left on Elderberry Rd.  Go 1/10th of a mile and cemetery will be on right side of road.  **Complete reading with photos Oct. 1999**
Sunset Memorial   32.7045815 - 94.9457715    Located south of Gilmer on Hwy 271 just past the intersection of Hwy 155 & Hwy 271.  Cemetery is on the right.  **Complete reading with photos Oct. 2006**
Taylor  Almost south of Soules Chapel;  hard to find. From Soules Chapel Church go south on FM 556 one mile to Crocodile Rd.  Turn right and go .2 mile. The cemetery is 200 yards south of Crocodile Rd in a pasture in the edge of some woods.  Pasture is owned by Leon Spencer.   **Updated complete reading with photos Oct 2008 **
Thomas Ellison   See Davis
Three Corners A private cemetery on private property. Located off 271, between Gilmer & Gladewater,  N. on Bob-O-Link.  **Complete reading with photos**
Tidwell   
AKA Reynolds
32.6306965 - 94.8921592    This cemetery is on private property, about 5 miles SW of the Glenwood Community.   **Complete reading Feb. 1998 - Updated reading with photos Oct 2008 **
Todd - Land  Located on Hwy 154 approximately 2 miles west of the courthouse in Gilmer. **Complete reading with photos Nov 3, 2009**
Union Grove 32.5662547 - 94.9032712    Take Hwy 300 from Gladewater to Pt. Pleasant Rd.  Turn left, the cemetery  sign is just before you turn into an oil field road that goes back to the cemetery. **Complete reading with photos April 2009**
Union Grove  (Black) Take Hwy 155 from Big Sandy to FM1002 .  Abt 1 mile or less, turn rt on Aspen St, go about 7/10 of a mile, cemetery will be on the rt hand side of  the road. **Complete reading with photos June 2009**
Unknown #1  African American - This is located North of Big Sandy and South of Gilmer, Upshur Co., TX - If you have any info on this cemetery, please contact Etta, Sheila & Elaine.   Go North on Hwy 155 out of Big Sandy, turn West on FM1002 until you get to Red Maple. Follow Red Maple until you come to Red Cedar. Turn right on Red Cedar, go about 1/4 mile and the small barbed wire gate will be on the right.   *Complete reading*
Valley View Baptist Church Cemetery AKA Valley View Cemetery - *Complete reading Jun 2001*
Varnon 32.6004179 - 95.1396669    No stones remain. Take 155 towards Gilmer from Big Sandy, turn left on FM 2911. Cemetery is off  the road on private property. 
Vines Located on the old Caddo Trace north of Cox on the private property of Mr. Quinn of Quinn's Farm.  The cemetary is about 3/4 a mile behind his house on the electric company right-of-way.  **Complete reading with photos**
Walnut Creek 2 miles north of Diana on US 259, then .2 miles east on FM 726, then .25 miles S on Sego Lily Road.   **Complete reading with photos April 2009**
West Mountain
AKA Old Phillips
On Hwy 271 North about half way between Gladewater and Gilmer. **Complete reading with photos April 2009**
Wilkins .
Willeford    
AKA Old Place
Located 1/2 mile from Hwy 155 E in a pasture owned by the descendants of the C B and Ninnie Willieford family  *Complete reading*
Willow Oak From Gilmer go North on Hwy 271 about 10 miles. About a mile passed Midway Truck Stop you will turn to your right on an oil top road named Sunflower.  Follow  this road until you come to a Y and go to your right. You can see the Willow Oak Baptist Church at this point and the cemetery is across the road from the church.  *Complete reading 1999*
Wilson Family From Hwy. 271 in Gilmer, take Hwy. 155 to Verbena, turn left (north).  The first road that comes into Verbena is Wisteria Rd. Take a right on Wisteria and the Wilson Cemetery is located on private property behind a private residence.
Youngblood Cemetery See Glade Creek Cemetery
Zion Hill 
AKA Lone Pine - AKA Mt Zion
32.8442983 - 94.8974353    Take hwy 155 east from Gilmer to FM 2265, turn left on FM 2265, go to L and turn right and it will deadend at the cemetery.   **Updated reading complete with photos October 2008**
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Neighboring County Cemeteries

Cedar Grove  African American - Located outside of Ore City just over the county line into Marion County.  This is where Upshur, Harrison, & Marion counties all meet.  From Ore City take 450 South for 2.5 miles.  Turn left on 4610, Pops Landing Road.  Turn left again on 4611, Cedar Grove Cemetery Road.  This is a little 1 lane oil top road.  When you see the sign that says Leaving Harrison County, the roadway will change to gravel.  Take the first left up a little hill to the cemetery. View Pictures: #1  #2  #3  #4
County Line (See Riley's Chapel)
Hickory Hill  Camp County - From Gilmer, take HWY 271 north to 2088 and turn left. Go 1.5 miles to 2454 and turn right. Stay on 2454 for 7.7 miles and you come to the intersection of 556. Turn right and stay on 556 until you come to county road 1344. The cemetery is on the SE corner of this intersection. **Complete reading May 2009 with photos**
Matinburg Camp County - From Gilmer, take Hwy 271N to Bettie, turn left on FM2088, turn right on FM2454, turn left on FM556. The cemetery is located behind the Matinburg church. **Complete reading with photos 2008**
Riley's Chapel (Also known as County Line) Located northeast of Cox, 7/10's of a mile over the Upshur County line into Camp County.  Going north on 259 out of Ore City, turn left onto FM557 (you can only go left). Follow 557 past the junction of 2796 a little ways and County Line Baptist Church will be on your right. Go into the driveway of the Church and you will see the cemetery to the side of the Church. **There is a green sign on 557 that says: RILEY CEMETERY.   **Complete reading  with photos 2002**
Rosedale Cemetery (Just over the Upshur Co. line into Gregg Co. with many Upshur residents there) Located in Gladewater at the corner of Hwy 80 and the loop. (Across from Brookshires and the Pizza Hut)  **Complete reading with photos Mar. 2008**
Yallo Busha/Yellow Bush  The cemetery is located in Camp County about 1/4 miles north of  the Upshur - Camp County line.  It is on the north side of FM 2455 1.8 miles west of the FM 2455 and FM 556 intersection.  **Complete reading March 2009 with photos**



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