Cottonwood Cemetery Historical

Cottonwood Cemetery Historical (HM1T4E)

Location: Scurry, TX 75158 Kaufman County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 27.536', W 96° 24.029'

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Established in 1882 on land donated by settler J.W. Swayze for a church building, school house, and cemetery. First grave was that of J.R. Swayze (1850-1882), a brother of the donor.

Now enlarged to five acres, the cemetery includes acreage donated by Bessie Goodman from land of her ancestor, C. L. Tippett, as well as property given by J. A. Hugghins from Swayze tract. Both pioneers are buried here.

The grounds are cared for by descendants and friends, who have built fences and improved roads. Cemetery is also used by other neighboring communities.
HM NumberHM1T4E
Year Placed1970
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 18th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 744343 N 3594282
Decimal Degrees32.45893333, -96.40048333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 27.536', W 96° 24.029'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 27' 32.16" N, 96° 24' 1.74" W
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Area Code(s)972, 903, 469, 430
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Scurry TX 75158, US
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