Pyle Prairie Cemetery Historical

Pyle Prairie Cemetery Historical (HM1T4P)

Location: Kemp, TX 75143 Kaufman County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 25.725', W 96° 18.672'

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John Pyle, a veteran of the Republic of Texas Army, arrived in this area with his family in the 1850s. According to family tradition, this cemetery was begun in 1854 with the death of Pyle's son-in-law J.P. McFarland. The community which grew up in this area was known as Pyle Prairie, and the family graveyard eventually became a community cemetery as friends and neighbors were interred here. Family names on the tombstones reflect the pioneer heritage of the area. Descendants of those pioneer families maintain the cemetery.

Sponsored by Senator Doyle Willis
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HM NumberHM1T4P
Year Placed1989
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 18th, 2016 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 752822 N 3591143
Decimal Degrees32.42875000, -96.31120000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 25.725', W 96° 18.672'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 25' 43.5" N, 96° 18' 40.32" W
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Area Code(s)903, 214, 972
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14976 Co Rd 4059, Kemp TX 75143, US
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