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

Western Heights Cemetery

 
 
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By James R. Murray, October 18, 2014
1. Western Heights Cemetery Marker
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Located on part of the original William Coombs survey, burials in this cemetery date to the 1850s. Originally known at Troth, it was formally dedicated in 1881, when land was set aside for a “graveyard forever” by Z.E. Coombes and W.R. Fisher. Pioneers interred here include W.R. Fisher, Z.E. Coombes, John and Bosina Loupout, Mary Ellen Cole Tuggle, and Heinrich and Anna Struck. Also buried here are veterans of the Civil War and World Wars I and II, and Clyde and Buck Barrow. Trinity Oaks Church of Christ maintains the historic cemetery.
 
Erected 1988 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6913.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1881.
 
Location. 32° 45.94′ N, 96° 50.771′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker is on Fort Worth Avenue west of Neal Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located at the left center entrance to the cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1617 Fort Worth Avenue, Dallas TX 75208, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
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By James R. Murray, September 21, 2017
2. Western Heights Cemetery Marker
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8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Western Heights Church of Christ (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Bilbo Jitney Line (approx. 0.7 miles away); La Reunion (approx. 0.8 miles away); Sunset High School (approx. 1.4 miles away); Merrifield Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Winnetka Heights (approx. 1.4 miles away); Tyler Street United Methodist Church (approx. 1˝ miles away); La Reunion Cemetery (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
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By James R. Murray, September 21, 2017
3. Western Heights Cemetery Marker
Clyde and Buck Barrow are buried here. SW Corner, facing Fort Worth Avenue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2017, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 22, 2017, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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