Baptist Black Cemetery, Lamar County, TX
also known as Greenwood Cemetery
Baptist Black Cemetery is between Center St. and Loop 286 in Block 32 of the Lamar County Road Map produced by American Drafting and Services revised December 1993. It would be in Block 149 of the same map for the city.
Directions are not available at this time as there is no road to the cemetery.
GPS coordinates are not available yet.
There are 169 known burials at this time. (June 2104) This number includes those listed as buried in Greenwood also.
Records concerning burials in what is known as Baptist Black Cemetery were found mostly in the Rodgers and Wade Funeral Records and in the Texas Death Records. Some death certificates reference this cemetery as Greenwood. This Black Cemetery has not yet been enumerated as it is heavily overgrown and impassable. The oldest known burial is that of Arzellis Cuerueton who died 6 Jun 1901. There are 75 known burials in this cemetery. Plans are being made to restore this cemetery. Contact Betsy Mills for more information.
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