Newlin Cemetery Historical

Newlin Cemetery Historical (HM1W1E)

Location: Memphis, TX 79245 Hall County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 36.255', W 100° 26.722'

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(Two markers identify this Historic Texas Cemetery.)

Established 1904
Historic Texas Cemetery
Marker is property of the State of Texas



Newlin Cemetery
A Texas Historical Cemetery

Settlement of this area of Hall County began in the late 1880's. The town of Newlin was founded as a station on the Fort worth & Denver City Railroad about 1887. The first marked graves are Earnest Nelson (1888-1891), Robert Grundy (1894-1898), and Albert Wimbley (183-1898). At least 20 veterans of the Civil War, World War I & II, and the Korean War are interred here. "Uncle Tom and Aunt Mary" Wills, grandparents of renowned Western Swing fiddler Bob Wills, were buried here in 1920 and 1936. Newlin Cemetery contains over 300 marked graves that includes most of the Newlin pioneers.
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HM NumberHM1W1E
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Year Placed2009
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, December 1st, 2016 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 367471 N 3830106
Decimal Degrees34.60425000, -100.44536667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 36.255', W 100° 26.722'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 36' 15.3" N, 100° 26' 43.32" W
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Area Code(s)806
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Co Rd 29, Memphis TX 79245, US
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