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Baccus Cemetery

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Frisco, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 33° 4' 42.393612", -96° 49' 18.675624"
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    Henry Cook (1775-1862), a veteran of the War of 1812, settled here in 1845 as a member of the . His log house, located nearby, was a landmark on the Shawnee Trail. He first used this property as a family cemetery in 1847 for the burial of his son Daniel (b. 1831). His daughter Rachel Cook Baccus deeded the burial ground to his heirs in 1878. She later donated adjoining land for construction of the Baccus Christian Church Sanctuary. The cemetery, named in her honor about 1915, is still in use. The church was disbanded in the 1930s. ** (1980)***

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