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Category: cemeteries

Pleasant Valley Cemetery

We recently discovered some historical articles on Dallas County cemeteries. This one concerns Sachse’s Pleaseant Valley Cemetery. The Pleasant Valley Cemetery is located on Merritt Road in northeast Dallas County, one-quarter mile north of Pleasant Valley Road. A concrete driveway divides the new part from the old part. The old portion consist of all property…
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Cottonwood Cemetery

We recently discovered some historical articles about cemeteries in Dallas County. This story concerns Cottonwood Cemetery. The Cottonwood Cemetery is located at 2920 Whitely Road, in the northeastern corner of unincorporated Dallas County. The east end of the cemetery abuts Cotton-wood Creek. This cemetery is part of the J. C. Johnson Survey and the land…
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Big A Cemetery

We recently recovered some historical articles on old cemeteries in the county. This one concerns Big A Cemetery in Rowlett. Big A is the first known cemetery to have ever served the Rowlett area. Early pioneer families would travel from all the various surrounding communities to the Kirby meadow in order to bury their dead.…
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W. W. Glover Cemetery

On March 12, 2020, DCPA members plotted tombstones in the northeast quarter of W. W. Glover Cemetery. The next workday is planned to be on Saturday, March 28, when Dr. Jarvis James will oversee a group of young people repainting the gate.

Horton and Crestview Cemeteries

by Kathy Ann Reid – Interest is stirring in another two of the cemeteries that were on the DCPA Spring 2018Endangered List! Years ago Frances James (deceased) and a Horton descendant, Susanna Clark, worked on the cemeteries together. Susanna continues her interest, and a local descendant has enlisted with enthusiasm and energy. At this time…
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Durrett Cemetery

DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS NANCY C. STRONG RE-INTERMENT AND MEMORIAL by Kathy Ann Reid On September 16, 2019 we had quite a long, hot, interesting day as witnesses of the dis- interments and re-interments of George and Elizabeth Durrett, and the Strong baby girl, Nancy C. Strong. After the memorial service for the Durretts, our journey…
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