“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Moore in Frio County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Moore Catholic Cemetery

Moore Catholic Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jacob Flores, August 3, 2017
1. Moore Catholic Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  This site was deeded to the Moore Catholic Church in 1902 by Ben Duncan, who also gave land for the church structure. Burials occurred before the land was donated. The earliest known grave is that of Christine Tehas (1819-1894). Mostly Spanish names appear on the gravestones, but English and German ones are also seen. Graves here include those of pioneer settlers, and veterans of Indian Battles and two world wars, as well as a Virginia-born ex-slave. A cemetery board was organized in 1974.
Erected 1976 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3453.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
Location. 29° 3.617′ N, 99° 0.517′ W. Marker is in Moore, Texas, in Frio County. Marker can be reached from West Duncan Road (County Highway 1585) 0.2 miles north of I-35 Frontage Road, on the left when traveling north. Next to the last block in the south end of the cemetery in the center next to the pavilion. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moore TX 78057, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
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By Jacob Flores, August 3, 2017
2. Moore Catholic Cemetery Marker
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within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moore Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tehuacana Cemetery (approx. 7 miles away); William Carvin Winters (approx. 7.1 miles away); Stroud's Blacksmith Shop (approx. 8.2 miles away); First Baptist Church of Devine (approx. 8.3 miles away); Judge Thomas J. Devine (approx. 8.3 miles away); Spanish Exploration in Medina County (approx. 8.4 miles away); Charco de la Pita (approx. 8.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2017. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 3, 2017.   2. submitted on August 3, 2017, by Jacob Flores of Moore, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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