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Forrester Cemetery

Also known as Foster Cemetery

Directions

Take Ranch Road 403 south from Brownfield.  Turn left on County Road 620. Go down to County Road 385.  The cemetery is on the right side of the road.

History

Longtime residents recall the burial of a woman, probably Mrs. W. C. Lusk, on this site in 1922 or 1923. Other burials occurred here as well, in what was then an open field on J. A. Forrester's farm. Forrester and his wife Nealie sold a two-acre plot, which became known as Forrester Cemetery, to the Union Independent School District in 1925. The first recorded burial was that of Edna Mae Edwards, an infant who was born and died on April 23, 1926. The many unmarked and children's graves reflect the harsh conditions of farm life in the early part of the century. The last recorded burial was that of Melvin Hill in 1961. The cemetery is all that remains of the community. (1998) - Historical Marker Text

Transcriptions

Forrester Cemetery Transcription from the Terry County TXGenWeb site

Forrester Cemetery Transcription at Cemeteries-of-Texas

Forrester Cemetery Graves at findagrave.com



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