Baker Cemetery Historical

Baker Cemetery Historical (HM1T4C)

Location: Kemp, TX 75143 Kaufman County
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N 32° 22.248', W 96° 12.769'

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John Baker, his wife Eliza, and their family migrated to Texas from Illinois in 1835, settling on land granted to him. Baker Cemetery began as a family burial site with the death of their infant son William in 1848. Gradually this site became a three-acre community burial ground, serving other pioneer families and their descendants. Among the more than 800 graves contained here are those of veterans of the Republic of Texas Army, the Civil War, World War II, and the Korean War. The cemetery is maintained by an association established in 1984 and continues to serve the area.
HM NumberHM1T4C
Year Placed1996
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 18th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 762243 N 3584953
Decimal Degrees32.37080000, -96.21281667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 22.248', W 96° 12.769'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 22' 14.88" N, 96° 12' 46.14" W
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Area Code(s)903, 214, 972
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6845 Co Rd 4042, Kemp TX 75143, US
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