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

Pioneer Cemetery

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
1. Pioneer Cemetery Marker
Inscription. First burial ground in Dawson County. Given by Frank Conner. First grave, Nov. 10, 1904, for Mrs. G. W. Pate, who had suggested cemetery. Plot closed 1907, except for 1949 burial of W. R. Kelly beside his wife. The 22 others here: Montie Andrews, Carrie Baker, Mrs. J. M. Baker, infants Bowser, Dickenson, McNew, Senter, Mrs. Zeke Harris, G. W. Kelly, Eunice C. Lindsey, John R. Lindsey, W. W. McElwain, S. H. Maxwell, Mrs. Elmira Pate, Ollie Pate, Frances C. Printz, John Puryear, Floyd Rains, John Earl Seeds, Roger Simpson, Mart Trammel, Elizabeth Wright.
 
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4025.)
 
Location. 32° 44.084′ N, 101° 56.665′ W. Marker is in Lamesa, Texas, in Dawson County. Marker is on Elgin Avenue south of NE 1st Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lamesa TX 79331, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Chicago (approx. 1 miles away); Lamesa Farm Workers Community (approx. 1.8 miles away); Dawson County (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
2. Pioneer Cemetery Marker
Pioneer Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
3. Pioneer Cemetery
Pioneer Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
4. Pioneer Cemetery
First grave, Nov. 10, 1904, for Mrs. G. W. Pate, who had suggested cemetery.
Pioneer Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
5. Pioneer Cemetery
W. R. Kelly beside his wife
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 17, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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