Powell Cemetery, Lamar County, TX

Powell Cemetery is located in the southeast quadrant of the county off Farm Market 905 near the Marvin Community, near the intersection of County Roads 12200 and 12530. It is in Block 49 of the Lamar County Road Map produced by American Drafting and Services revised December 1993. In the Marvin Community, turn west onto a gravel road; follow this 3/4 mile to a Y, continue south. Approximately 50 feet from this Y, there is a dirt road turning off to the east into a pasture. Graves are in the trees south of this pasture and about 125 feet from the gravel road. The cemetery contains only 3 graves. GPS coordinates are 33° 35' 04.48 N, 95° 28' 50.07 W. These coordinates are an approximation and you may have to search a bit in the trees for the graves. The cemetery was recorded by Betsy Mills and Elizabeth House on March 2, 1992.

The oldest inscribed grave is that of Charlie Powell, son of M. and N. Powell, who died 27 Sep 1885. The following persons are known to be buried here: Albert Powell 5 Aug 1890 - 23 Jan 1891, Charlie Powell 20 Nov 1884 - 27 Sep 1885, Thomas Powell 20 Jun 1885 - 23 Dec 1886.

 

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