Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County, TX
Evergreen Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Lamar County. It is in the southeast quadrant of the county within the southeastern city limits of Paris on Highway 19-24 just inside Loop 286. It is Block 223 in the city of Paris of the Lamar County Road Map produced by American Drafting and Services revised December 1993.
It is located at the intersection of Business Hwy 19/24 and Evergreen St.
GPS coordinates are 33° 38' 39.94 N, 95° 33' 16.48 W. (33.6409392 Latitude and -95.5521793 Longitude)
As of 2014, there were more than 40,000 graves including over 400 unknown or unmarked graves at this location. Because many graves were moved from the old City Cemetery when Evergreen was created it is difficult to ascertain the earliest known actual burial. John Dawson Thomas shows a death inscription of 1842, and Elam E. Boles has 1859 inscribed as a death date while George D. Hancock shows 7 Jul 1860 as a death date.
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Evergreen Cemetery A-F
Evergreen Cemetery G-L
Evergreen Cemetery M-R
Evergreen Cemetery S-Z
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