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

Lone Oak Cemetery

 
 
Lone Oak Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rheba Bybee, July 16, 2016
1. Lone Oak Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  In 1858 passing strangers lost a son by sudden death. Befriending them, Weaver A. Cotton (1822-96) provided gravesite at a tree near log school-church building. Later he gave community burial ground; deed was recorded 1883. Cotton and family and many other pioneers rest here.
 
Erected 1973 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8532.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
 
Location. 32° 28.895′ N, 96° 11.574′ W. Marker is in Kemp, Texas, in Kaufman County. Marker can be reached from County Road 4027, 0.6 miles south of County Road 4028, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kemp TX 75143, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kemp (approx. 3˝ miles away); Fox Cemetery (approx. 4.2 miles away); Capt. Israel Spikes (approx. 4.3 miles away); Capt. Edward Thomas Broughton and the Johnson Guards (approx. 5.3
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miles away); Prairieville (approx. 5.3 miles away); Morrow Chapel Cemetery (approx. 6˝ miles away); White Hall School (approx. 7.7 miles away); Baker Cemetery (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kemp.
 
Lone Oak Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rheba Bybee, July 16, 2016
2. Lone Oak Cemetery
Lone Oak Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rheba Bybee, July 16, 2016
3. Lone Oak Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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