Mattox Cemetery

Mattox Cemetery (HM20Y5)

Location: Wiergate, TX 75977 Newton County
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N 31° 5.229', W 93° 43.313'

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Wade Hampton Mattox came to this area from Florida prior to 1850. His grave, dating to the 1860s, is the first marked in the cemetery, established close to the house in keeping with Mattox tradition. The burial ground later served the Survey community, also known as Mayflower. In the 1930s, workers built a native sandstone fence as part of a Works Progress Administration project, which also included a teacherage. Today a cemetery association maintains the burial ground, owned by the local school district. The cemetery is the final resting place of many area residents, including several veterans.
HM NumberHM20Y5
Year Placed2003
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 431146 N 3439484
Decimal Degrees31.08715000, -93.72188333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 5.229', W 93° 43.313'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 5' 13.74" N, 93° 43' 18.78" W
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Area Code(s)409
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 22038 State Hwy 87, Wiergate TX 75977, US
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