Wood Cemetery

Wood Cemetery (HM1QOM)

Location: Jonesboro, TX 76538 Coryell County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 34.946', W 97° 51.337'

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This cemetery, probably named for noted pioneer educator D.R. Wood, was established with the 1858 burial of Sarah E. Shipman, wife of prominent local rancher John K. Shipman. More than 20 additional burials were recorded before John Shipman deeded 11.5 acres here for cemetery, church, and school purposes in 1877. The cemetery contains grave sites of many area pioneer settlers and their descendants and veterans of the Civil War and World Wars I and II. Wood Cemetery remains active and is maintained by an association of descendants of persons buried here.
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HM NumberHM1QOM
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Marker Number5896
Year Placed1994
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 9:02am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 608583 N 3494721
Decimal Degrees31.58243333, -97.85561667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 34.946', W 97° 51.337'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 34' 56.76" N, 97° 51' 20.22" W
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Area Code(s)254
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2514 Co Rd 194, Jonesboro TX 76538, US
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