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Homer Community Cemetery

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Jasper, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 58' 41.51411000004", -94° 12' 29.73192999984"
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     Settlement of this area of Jasper County began in the 1830s. This cemetery, which served citizens in the Homer community, dates to 1865. The oldest documented grave is that of Jane Wilson Williams (1823-1865), one of ten citizens of the known to be buried here. Also interred here are veterans of the Texas Revolution and the Civil War, as well as a number of early Jasper County pioneers. One of the few physical reminders of the Homer community, the graveyard stands as a reflection of pioneer life in East Texas.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Homer Community Cemetery Historical Marker Location Map, Jasper, Texas

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