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Herrington Cemetery

Herrington Cemetery photo from the Texas Historic Sites Atlas

Also known as

  • Sumpter Cemetery

  • Harrington Cemetery

  • Harnington Cemetery


FM 2109 S from Huntington 10 miles to cemetery on SW side


Joseph Herrington. When Angelina County was organized in 1846, Alabama native Joseph Herrington (1823 - 89) was one of six men appointed by the legislature who set boundary lines and selected Marion as the first seat of government. That same year, at the age of 22, he was elected the county's first chief justice (county judge). His accomplishments during five terms in the office, including improved trade routes and the establishment of county school districts, were vital to the area's growth. An active Mason, he was buried here in the Herrington Family Cemetery. - Historical Marker text. Marker erected 1982.


Herrington Cemetery Transcription from the USGenWeb Archives

Herrington Cemetery Transcription from

Herrington Cemetery Graves at


Herrington Cemetery Photos from the Texas Tombstone Project

Herrington Cemetery photo from the Texas Historic Sites Atlas

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