St. Mary's Cemetery
The oldest grave in the cemetery is the 1884 burial of five-year-old Heinrich Bernard Lenz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Lenz. As with many of the early grave markers in the cemetery, Lenz's is inscribed in German. The oldest graves in the cemetery are located in the northern section of the site. A large metal cross i the north section of the cemetery marks the grave of Theodore Rabroker, Westphalia's first settler, and one of the donors of the cemetery property. Veterans of the Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the Persian Gulf War are interred at the site.
A cemetery association was formed prior to 1922, and early association members were required to pay dues for cemetery upkeep. Although the
Historic Texas Cemtery - 2008
Marker is Property of the State of Texas
Erected 2008 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16234.)
Location. 31° 7.386′ N, 97° 7.014′ W. Marker is in Lott, Texas, in Falls County. Marker is on County Highway 3000, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lott TX 76656, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Westphalia Little School (a few steps from this marker); Church of the Visitation (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint Michael's Catholic Church (approx. 10.3 miles away); Falls of the Brazos River (approx. 14½ miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2018, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. This page has been viewed 25 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2018, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.