Rice Cemetery, Lamar County, TX

Rice Cemetery is located between Brookston and Ambia communities off Farm Market Road 1506 in the southwest quadrant of the county. It is at the end of County Road 23110 on the north side, in Block 47 of the Lamar County Road Map produced by American Drafting and Services revised December 1993. In April 1995 the cemetery was revisited by Butch and Betsy Mills and the records were rechecked. In 2011, the cemetery was nicely cleaned up and visible from the road. GPS Coordinates are 33° 35' 42.49 N, 95° 38' 16.41 W.

There are 9 graves, the oldest being that of Martha A. Rice who died 12 April 1876. The following persons are known to be buried here: Emma Florence Jones 11 Dec 1899 - 23 Jul 1900, Fred Jones 26 Jun 1898 - 25 Aug 1899, A. M. Rice (birth and death are not known), Margaret A. Rice 5 Jan 1811 - 26 Mar 1903, Martha A. Rice 26 May 1874 - 12 Apr 1876, Z. B. Rice 5 Aug 1809 - 13 Feb 1885, Alma Wilson 6 Jun 1909 - 23 Dec 1909, Joshua J. Wilson 3 Feb 1839 - 11 May 1880 and Margaret L. Wilson 25 Jan 1841 - 5 Feb 1929.

 

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