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Memphis in Hall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Newlin Cemetery

 
 
Newlin Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
1. Newlin Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
(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.
 
Erected 2009 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 17574.)
 
Location. 34° 36.255′ N, 100° 26.722′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Texas, in Hall County. Marker can be reached from County Route 29 0.9 miles south of County Route J. Touch for map. Marker is in the southeast corner of the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Memphis TX 79245, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Newlin Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
2. Newlin Cemetery Marker
At least 4 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hall County Courthouse (approx. 9.8 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Memphis (approx. 9.8 miles away); Hall County (approx. 9.9 miles away); Old Fairview Cemetery (approx. 9.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Earnest F Nelson. Find A Grave memorial for Earnest Nelson (1888-1891). (Submitted on December 1, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Newlin Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
3. Newlin Cemetery Marker
Newlin Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
4. Newlin Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 1, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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