LOCATION: Tinnin Cemetery is in the northeast part of the county. It is in Block 9 of the Lamar County Road Map produced by American Drafting and Services revised December 1993. DIRECTIONS: The cemetery is located off Slate Shoals Rd. (Farm Market 906), about 3.2 miles from Highway 271. GPS COORDINATES: Not available. OLDEST KNOWN BURIAL: The oldest inscribed grave is that of Vinis Chio, daughter of C.L. and Fannie Chio, who died 24 Sep 1893. NUMBER OF GRAVES: There are 8 known graves in the cemetery. (July 2017) SIGNS/MARKERS: There is not a state highway marker for the cemetery.
Historic Texas Cemetery: No Texas Historical Commission Marker: No
LAST ENUMERATION: Much of the information about the cemetery comes from the notes of David R. Loftin obtained by Tony and Elizabeth Booth in 1983 ADD'L INFORMATION: There is speculation that a Johnathan W. Gill is buried in an unmarked grave and he died in the late 1870's or early 1880's.
The following persons are known to be buried here: Infant Son Chio 5 Nov 1901 - 5 Nov 1901, Vinis Chio 6 Nov 1891 - 24 Sep 1893, Johnathan W. Gill 1801 -1870/1880?, John Spangler 1835 - 1 Aug 1908, Rebecca P. Mebane Tinnin 8 Nov 1834 - 2 Feb 1908, William H. Tinnin 25 Sep 1828 - 7 Jul 1910, James W. Westbrooks 5 Dec 1839 - 24 May 1907 and Nancy E. Gatlin Westbrooks 18 Jun 1842 - 5 Nov 1920.
Photograph of the Cemetery Is Not Available.
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