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

Fox Cemetery

 
 
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By Rheba Bybee, July 30, 2016
1. Fox Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Set aside as a burial ground by Joseph Fox. His daughter Sarah K. first person buried here, Aug. 24, 1852.

Grounds are cared for by descendants, friends.

Jos. Fox was born 1800 in London. Died in Prospect, Texas, 1872. Was physician.

Many prominent early settlers interred here.
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8521.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is August 24, 1852.
 
Location. 32° 32.365′ N, 96° 10.18′ W. Marker is in Kaufman, Texas, in Kaufman County. Marker is on County Route 110 0.4 miles east of Farm to Market Road 2515, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kaufman TX 75142, 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. Capt. Israel Spikes (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morrow Chapel Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away); Lone Oak Cemetery (approx. 4.2 miles away); Prairieville
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By Rheba Bybee, July 30, 2016
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(approx. 5.7 miles away); Capt. Edward Thomas Broughton and the Johnson Guards (approx. 5.7 miles away); Cedarvale Cemetery (approx. 5.8 miles away); Kemp (approx. 7.6 miles away); Locust Grove (approx. 8.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kaufman.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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