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Burchinal Cemetery, Red River County, Texas
LOCATION: Burchinal Cemetery is located in the southwest quadrant of Red River County about 3 1/2 miles north of Deport, on the border of Lamar and Red River Counties. It is on the extension of County Road 15190 in Block 51 of the Lamar County Road Map produced by American Drafting and Services revised December 1993.
DIRECTIONS: Take FM 410 south from Detroit for about 7.2 miles. There is a country lane on the right or west directly opposite the turn to Bethel Cemetery. This lane is designated as CR 1237. Take CR 1237 west for 1.3 miles to the intersection with CR 1226. Continue on the dirt track westerly for about 5/10 miles and turn south to the second pasture gap, about 2/10 mile. The cemetery is a good 3/10 mile walk due west up a slope and has a few old cedar trees in it. There is a chain link fence around it.
GPS COORDINATES: 33° 32' 48.4282" N, -95° 30' 32.3557" W
(33.546786 Latitude and -95.508988 Longitude)
OLDEST KNOWN BURIAL: The oldest inscribed grave is that of Luther Burchinal who died Aug. 1, 1879.
NUMBER OF GRAVES: There are 14 known graves in the cemetery. (January 2011)
SIGNS/MARKERS: There is not a sign for the cemetery.
LAST ENUMERATION: On 7 Jan 2011 Lawrence and Sue Dale visited the cemetery and made pictures of all grave markers.
ADD'L INFORMATION: Information concerning this cemetery was given to Elizabeth Booth on Jan. 6, 1971, by Mrs. Maurice (Rose Agnes) Burchinal Miller of Detroit. This cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on 11 May 2000. They visited the site again on 20 Dec 2003 and took GPS readings. On 7 Jan 2011 they again visited the cemetery and made pictures of all grave markers.
PICTURE(S): See the Red River County site for cemetery photographs.


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