Fife Cemetery

Fife Cemetery (HM1PF8)

Location: Rockwood, TX 76873 McCulloch County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 23.673', W 99° 22.501'

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Alexander (d. 1896) and Isabella (d. 1898) Mitchell came to this area in 1878 with their children. Alex, a surveyor, farmed and ranched. Daughter Elizabeth Mitchell Bradley, a widow, reared her sons on her parents' homesite and, in 1900, deeded the original one acre for the family cemetery, where her parents' graves bear the earliest dates. Family members and area residents maintained the property, which became a burial ground for the Fife community. A cemetery association organized in 1973, and, in 1981, Bradley heirs deeded two additional acres. The cemetery chronicles early area settlers and their history.
Historic Texas Cemetery - 2002
HM NumberHM1PF8
Marker Number12961
Year Placed2002
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 464346 N 3473390
Decimal Degrees31.39455000, -99.37501667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 23.673', W 99° 22.501'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 23' 40.38" N, 99° 22' 30.06" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-283, Rockwood TX 76873, US
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