Smith Cemetery

Smith Cemetery (HMIF6)

Location: Briggs, TX 78608 Burnet County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 57.74', W 97° 58.406'

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James Gibson Smith, Jr., a native of Tennessee, married Sarah A. James, a native of Arkansas, soon after settling in this part of Burnet county in 1850. Together they raised eight children and set aside this site as the family cemetery. Their granddaughter, Anita Fay Smith, who died of diphtheria in 1901, was the first person buried here. A neighbor, Charles McLean (d. 1901) was the second person buried here, followed by James G. Smith (d. 1902). A cemetery association formed by Smith family descendants in 1981 maintains this site, which includes veterans of the Civil War and World War II.
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HM NumberHMIF6
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Marker Number13389
Year Placed1992
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 7:27pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 598043 N 3425879
Decimal Degrees30.96233333, -97.97343333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 57.74', W 97° 58.406'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 57' 44.40" N, 97° 58' 24.36" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-315 Smith Cemetery Rd, Briggs TX 78608, US
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