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Craft Cemetery, Lamar County, Texas
LOCATION: Craft Cemetery is located west of County Road 16200 and north of FM 1503 on West Brushy Creek in the Minter community in Block 64 of the Lamar County Road Map produced by American Drafting and Services revised December 1993.
DIRECTIONS: Exact directions are not in the Booth records. From the records of Elizabeth Booth: "Located in the southeast quadrant of the county, on the old Tubbs/Craft farm and north east of the Minter community." The property was owned by Willie Ring Devlin in 1992. Willie told Elizabeth House and Betsy Mills that the cemetery was in the woods behind her house, but that it wasn't safe to go back there.
GPS COORDINATES: Not available.
OLDEST KNOWN BURIAL: The oldest inscribed grave is that of Levi Craft who died 29 Sep 1855.
NUMBER OF GRAVES: There are 8 known graves in the cemetery. (July 2017)
SIGNS/MARKERS: There is not a sign for the cemetery.
LAST ENUMERATION: The cemetery was recorded by Elizabeth Booth in 1971.
ADD'L INFORMATION: The following persons are known to be buried here: J. C. Craft 21 Oct 1858 - 6 Dec 1891, Levi Craft 11 Mar 1811 - 29 Sep 1855, Perry Bough Marrinda Craft (birth and death is not known), Sarah Craft 25 Jul 1815 - 10 Jan 1889, Mary Young Tubb 1825 - 1866, William J. Tubb (birth and death is not known), and two base stones with missing markers.
PICTURE(S): Photograph of the Cemetery Is Not Available.


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