Kaufman in Kaufman County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Kaufman Pioneer Cemetery
(Love Family Cemetery)
Other burials include those of J. D. Ballew, a farmer and onetime county treasurer; Ann Burge, who may have died from complications in childbirth; and Amanada Murphy Hendley, member of a prominent pioneer family. Also interred here is James S. Loroe, who first came to Texas from New Jersey in 1846 and brought his family here in 1851. Laroe's diary describing the land, wildlife and people of the area provides a valuable firsthand account of the period. His grandson Alfred Laroe was buried here, as well. Martha Jane Rayel was the daughter of an early Kaufman County sheriff.
Anna Love Campbell married James M. Carter after the death of her first husband, and research has indicated that several members
Erected 1999 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 11990.)
Location. 32° 34.681′ N, 96° 19.129′ W. Marker is in Kaufman, Texas, in Kaufman County. Marker is on Oak Creek Drive (U.S. 175 Frontage Road) 0.1 miles north of Climbing Tree Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 Oak Creek Drive, Kaufman TX 75142, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Christian Church of Kaufman (approx. 0.7 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Church of Our Merciful Saviour (approx. 0.8 miles away); Kaufman County Poor Farm (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Baptist Church of Kaufman (approx. 0.9 miles away); Huff-Park House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Kaufman County Indigent Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Greenslade Drug Store (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kaufman.
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