Lohn Cemetery

Lohn Cemetery (HM1Q5F)

Location: Lohn, TX 76852 McCulloch County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 19.359', W 99° 24.493'

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German native Boi Albert Cornils immigrated as a young adult to this area in 1884 and wed another young immigrant, Bertha Lembke. The couple settled on ranchland east of Lohn and reared five children. In 1896, they deeded five acres for a free public school adjacent to a community burial ground on their property. Several unmarked graves may predate the first recorded burial, that of Heinrich Rudolph (d. 1883). A cemetery association formed in 1972 to oversee maintenance. Today, with several hundred graves, including many veterans, the cemetery preserves the history of Lohn and its residents.
Historic Texas Cemetery - 2002
HM NumberHM1Q5F
Marker Number12978
Year Placed2002
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, December 20th, 2015 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 461160 N 3465432
Decimal Degrees31.32265000, -99.40821667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 19.359', W 99° 24.493'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 19' 21.54" N, 99° 24' 29.58" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 504 FM504, Lohn TX 76852, US
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