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Sweetwater Cemetery

Sweetwater Cemetery photo from google earth.

Directions

W. Alabama Street, Sweetwater

History

The oldest marked grave in this public burial ground is that of an infant, Purl Ray Scott, who died in 1880. It predates the founding of the town of Sweetwater of the Texas and Pacific Railroad by one year. Handcrafted tombstones and wrought iron fences are prominent features of the graveyard. Sweetwater Cemetery contains the burial sites of pioneers, immigrants, community leaders, and Civil War veterans. It is a reminder of the hardships of pioneer life and an important reflection of the history of the community. Texas Sesquicentennial 1836-1986. - Historical Marker Text.  Marker erected 1986.

Transcriptions

Sweetwater Cemetery Transcription from Cemeteries-of-Texas.com

Sweetwater Cemetery Transcription from the Nolan County TXGenWeb site A-D  E-H  I-P  Q-Z

Sweetwater Cemetery -  A-Z  Transcription from the Nolan County TXGenWeb site  Excel Files Notes  A-D  E-H  I-P  Q-Z

Sweetwater Cemetery Graves at findagrave.com

Photos

Sweetwater Cemetery Photos from teafor2.com

Sweetwater Cemetery Photos from the Texas Tombstone Project

Sweetwater Cemetery photo from google earth.



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