Moffat Cemetery

Moffat Cemetery (HM28LO)

Location: Temple, TX 76502 Bell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 12.985', W 97° 27.484'

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This burial ground began as a family and Masonic cemetery. Although many, possibly older, graves exist, the oldest marked grave is that of Mary Marshall (d. 1861). In 1869, eight years after Marshall's death, J.A. Grimes sold his farm to Mary E. Dean. The parcel of land excluded two acres set aside for a graveyard. In 1893, Dean deeded additional property for the cemetery to the Leon Masonic Lodge No. 193, AF&AM. R.J. and Hattie Goode conveyed additional land to the lodge in 1916.

On July 23, 1921, the Masonic Lodge deeded the property to the Moffat Cemetery Association, which later acquired additional land for the burial ground. The association incorporated in 1976.

The cemetery is the final resting place for numerous area settlers, including pioneer Isaac Thomas Bean (1821-1899), who came to Texas in 1823 with his family. The names of prominent families and military veterans are found on the numerous markers, which include vertical stones and stone cairns.
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HM NumberHM28LO
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Year Placed2004
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, June 18th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 646877 N 3454611
Decimal Degrees31.21641667, -97.45806667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 12.985', W 97° 27.484'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 12' 59.1" N, 97° 27' 29.04" W
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Area Code(s)254
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13756 TX-36, Temple TX 76502, US
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