Rocky Ford Cemetery, Lamar County, TX

Rocky Ford Cemetery is a Black cemetery located in the southwest quadrant of the county about one mile west of Roxton on Highway 137. It is in Block 45 of the Lamar County Road Map produced by American Drafting and Services revised December 1993. GPS coordinates are 33° 34' 32.42 N, 95° 43' 38.78 W.

It should not be confused with Rockford Cemetery in the southeast part of the county. A very old burial ground, there are many unmarked graves among the graves that have some sort of marker or have record of an obituary. The oldest inscribed grave is that of Hannah L. Griffith who died 20 Jun 1881. The cemetery was recorded in April 1993 by Ron Brothers. There are 272 recorded burials.

 

 

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