Gruver Cemetery

Gruver Cemetery (HM1RBR)

Location: Gruver, TX 79040 Hansford County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 16.142', W 101° 22.508'

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In 1907, Joseph Hezkiah Gruver (1863-1962), his wife, Addie Reed Gruver, and their son, Lawrence, moved from Missouri and settled in this area. a post office was established in 1927 and soon businesses followed. In 1929, at the request of Clarence Winder, Mr. J.B. Dulin donated ten acres of land to be known as Gruver Memorial Park, now Gruver Cemetery. Additional acreage was added by Cecil and Margaret Ralston in 1970. On March 9, 1929, Willie A. Winder, Clarence's mother, became the first person buried in the cemetery. The landscape of the cemetery is traditional with juniper trees surrounding granite and marble headstones that document the history of the Gruver area.
Historic Texas Cemetery - 2009
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Marker Number17096
Year Placed2012
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 286645 N 4016405
Decimal Degrees36.26903333, -101.37513333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 16.142', W 101° 22.508'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 16' 8.52" N, 101° 22' 30.48" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near FM 278, Gruver TX 79040, US
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