Hopewell Cemetery - Hopewell, Lamar County, TX

Hopewell Cemetery is located in the northwest quadrant of the county, It is in Block 31 of the Lamar County Road Map produced by American Drafting and Services revised December 1993.

It is about 4 miles northeast of the intersection of Loop 286 and Highway 79 on Farm Market Road 2820, .2 miles from the intersection of Highway 79 and FM 2820, in the community of the same name.

GPS coordinates are 33° 42' 21.9636" N, 95° 37' 50.934 W. (33.706101 Latitude and -95.6308150 Longitude)

The oldest inscribed grave in the cemetery is that of Chestina Jackson Burton who died 14 Aug 1860. Barbara Harris of the Hopewell Cemetery Association provided a list of the graves that was double checked against a recording of the cemetery completed in February 1992 by Patricia Ferguson, Ruth Renfro and Roberta Woods. There are at least 1,093 graves including the unknowns.

 

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