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Birdville Cemetery

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6100 block of E. Bellknap, Fort Worth, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 48' 16.33338", -97° 15' 11.949768"
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     The oldest marked grave in this pioneer community cemetery is that of Wiley Wilda Potts (Dec. 20, 1822 - Dec. 15, 1852). The one-acre tract, then part of the George Akers Grant, was legally set aside for burial purposes before 1860. More land was later donated, and by 1910 the site included 3.27 acres. Birdville Cemetery Association, organized under a 50-year charter in 1917, was rechartered in 1967. The cemetery contained 552 known graves in 1965. Several families have four generations buried here in the same plot. The site now encompasses seven acres and is still used for burials. (1975)

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

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