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Near Ralls in Crosby County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Emma Cemetery

 
 
Emma Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
1. Emma Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Burial site of 12 Civil War veterans and County's first settlers, H. C. and Elizabeth Smith (died 1912 and 1925). Established in 1891 on land donated by J. W. Holt for the grave of his brother-in-law, Levi Jones. Land was bought by R. L. and R. R. Travis and deeded to Crosby County in 1917.
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1475.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1912.
 
Location. 33° 36.684′ N, 101° 24.733′ W. Marker is near Ralls, Texas, in Crosby County. Marker can be reached from County Highway 188, one mile west of State Highway 207, on the right when traveling west. Cemetery and marker are, on dirt road, 1/4 mile north of county road 188. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ralls TX 79357, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Emma (approx. 1.4 miles away); Ralls Cemetery (approx. 4.3 miles away); John R. Ralls Building (approx. 4.9 miles away); Early Settlers of Ralls
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(approx. 5 miles away); City of Ralls (approx. 5 miles away); Lorenzo (approx. 8.2 miles away); Lorenzo Cemetery (approx. 9.2 miles away); Crosby County Courthouse (approx. 10.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ralls.
 
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Emma Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
2. Emma Cemetery Marker
Emma Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
3. Emma Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 27, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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