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

Adams Cemetery

 
 
Adams Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 6, 2020
1. Adams Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  

Lorenzo H. Adams (1849-1912) came to this area from Arkansas after the Civil War. He was elected constable in 1880 and later served as Justice of the Peace and Deputy Sheriff upon the death of his daughter Georgia Anne (1871-1884), Adams donated one acre including her grave as a public cemetery. Other marked graves from the 1880s include family names of Baker, Goodwin, Kilburn, McNeese, Sikes, Sinclar, and Spears. Burials include veterans of the Civil War and World Wars I and II. Adams and his second wife, Naomi Lawrence Jay Adams (1872-1963), are buried here with many of their descendants.
Texas Sesquicentennial 1836 - 1986
 
Erected 1986 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10811.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesLaw Enforcement. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
 
Location. 32° 4.712′ N, 94° 4.298′ W. Marker is in Carthage, Texas, in Panola County. Marker is on County Highway 456, half a mile County Highway 458, on the right when traveling
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north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carthage TX 75633, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. International Boundary Marker (approx. 3˝ miles away); a different marker also named International Boundary Marker (approx. 3˝ miles away); Deadwood Cemetery (approx. 6.2 miles away); B.F. Morris and the Town of Joaquin (approx. 7.8 miles away); Brookland Cemetery (approx. 8.1 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 12 miles away in Louisiana); The Respess Family and Respess Creek (approx. 13.8 miles away).
 
Adams Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 6, 2020
2. Adams Cemetery Marker
The main gate for the Adams Cemetery with the Marker in the background. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 6, 2020
3. The main gate for the Adams Cemetery with the Marker in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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