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

Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery

 
 
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By James Hulse, June 21, 2020
1. Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  

​The oldest documented grave in this burial ground, that of two-year-old Feodor Leifeste, dates from 1871. Two years later, Carl Lehmberg deeded land to the Methodist Episcopal Church, south setting aside this part of the property for a cemetery heritage, the burial ground contains both marked and in marked graves and historically served the Castell, Mason and Llano communities. Burials here include those of German immigrants and their descendants, several ordained Methodist ministers, and veterans of armed conflicts dating back to the Civil War.
 
Erected 2001 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 12412.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 30° 41.935′ N, 98° 57.474′ W. Marker is in Castell, Texas, in Llano County. Marker is on Old School House Road 0.1 miles south of Ranch to Market Road 152, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Castell TX 76831, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured
Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, June 21, 2020
2. Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery
The cemetery is behind the church.
as the crow flies. Texas Ranger Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Castell Community 1847 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Castell Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); German Settlements (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Known Religious Services in Mason County (approx. 0.7 miles away); Homesite of John O. Meusebach, 1812-1897 (approx. 8.6 miles away); Herman and Willie Lehmann (approx. 9 miles away); Kothmann Homesite and Cemetery (approx. 9˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Castell.
 
Also see . . .  Castell Texas. (Submitted on September 6, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
 
Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, June 21, 2020
3. Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery
The cemetery is also known as Castell Trinity Cemetery. The marker is at the front gate of the cemetery and out of the photo on the east side of the gate.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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