Houston Pioneer Cemetery

Houston Pioneer Cemetery (HMX35)

Location: Melbourne, FL 32935 Brevard County
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N 28° 7.67', W 80° 37.56'

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The pioneer Houston family built its first home just southeast of this location. It was customary in those days of the nineteenth century to bury the dead on the family property, thus this cemetery was established in 1883 when 27 year old Samuel Houston died on February 17, 1883.

The first settlers, John C. Houston (July 18, 1813 to Nov. 22, 1885) and Mary Virginia Houston (Feb. 19, 1823 to Feb. 13, 1894) are buried here as well as other family members and the children of the Braddock, Roesch, and Young families. The Houston daughters had married into these families.
HM NumberHMX35
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 7:24pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 536729 N 3111419
Decimal Degrees28.12783333, -80.62600000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 7.67', W 80° 37.56'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 7' 40.20" N, 80° 37' 33.60" W
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Area Code(s)321
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1277-1295 Highland Ave, Melbourne FL 32935, US
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