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Abraham Carver Cemetery

 
 
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By QuesterMark, January 1, 2016
1. Abraham Carver Cemetery Texas Historical Marker
Inscription.  Twenty-one graves have been located in the Abraham Carver Cemetery which covers one-half acre of land and contains six generations of Carver family members. The earliest marked grave is that of Abraham Carver (1806-1883), who came to Texas in 1844 with his brothers Solomon and Daniel. This family cemetery is located on a small portion of his original 320-acre land grant. Carver's second wife, Elizabeth (d. 1885), and two of their children are also interred here. The last burial, that of Chris Carver (b. 1866), took place in 1946.
 
Erected 1985 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6640.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
 
Location. 32° 45.387′ N, 96° 38.762′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker can be reached from Sand Springs Avenue east of Eastern Oaks Drive, on the right when traveling east. The marker and cemetery are within Sand Springs Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dallas TX 75227, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
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By QuesterMark, January 1, 2016
2. Abraham Carver Cemetery with Marker in Sand Springs Park
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. Albert Carver Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of the Scyene Meeting Place (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Scyene Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Pleasant Mound Methodist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Pleasant Mound "Public" Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); Pleasant Mound Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); Pleasant Grove Christian Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mesquite Cemetery (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2016, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2016, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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