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Oakwood Cemetery

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Huntsville, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 43' 39.613548", -95° 32' 43.45044"
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    This cemetery existed as early as 1846. For three graves were placed here that year. Pleasant Gray, Huntsville's founder, deeded in 1847 a 1,600-square foot plot at this site. The original tract has been greatly enlarged by other donations from local citizens. Numerous graves bear the death date 1867, when a yellow-fever epidemic swept the county. Among the many famous persons buried here are ; Henderson King Yoakum, author of the first comprehensive history of Texas; state congressmen; and pioneer families.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

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