The Tobey Community Cemetery

The Tobey Community Cemetery (HMIG3)

Location: Marble Falls, TX 78654 Burnet County
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N 30° 38.605', W 98° 19.549'

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The Nat Tobey family moved from Indiana to northeast Burnet County in the 1850s. Sons Avery and Samuel bought land here in Backbone Valley in 1868. At the death of N. W. Tobey, aged 12, this cemetery was opened in 1872. A church and school stood nearby, serving people of the ranches and farms of the valley. Within a century, over 200 graves were placed in this burial ground. In 1964 Tobey Cemetery Association was formed to care for the one remaining community landmark, since church and school were phased out in the 20th century.
HM NumberHMIG3
Marker Number9754
Year Placed1976
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 7:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 564600 N 3390278
Decimal Degrees30.64341667, -98.32581667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 38.605', W 98° 19.549'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 38' 36.30" N, 98° 19' 32.94" W
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Area Code(s)830, 956, 512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 258-268 Co Rd 123, Marble Falls TX 78654, US
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