*HISTORIC MARKER,  - Dimmit County, Texas |  *HISTORIC MARKER - Texas Gravestone Photos


Mount Hope Cemetery
Dimmit County,

Mt Hope is a public cemetery on land given by Levi and Matelda English in 1885. The first sections of the cemetery was under the
direction and care of the local Masonic Lodge #566. In 1979 the
management and care of the cemetery was changed to the Mr Hope Cemetery Association.
At this time the cemetery has over 1000 graves. Mr Hope is the second oldest cemetery in Carrizo Springs. The oldest being closer to the center of town a few 100 feet northeast of Highway 83 and Highway 85. There are many elected public officials as well as Law Enforcement from the different branches along with U S Veterans and First Citizens of Texas interred here.
17 known Texas Rangers rest here including Captains Levi English, Peter Tumlinson, and Alfred Allee
Everyone inside these gates are special to one and all!
Veteran and First Citizens of Texas interred here.

Photo Courtesy of Time and Gail

Contributed on 2/27/16 by tootied
Email This Contributor

Suggest a Correction

Record #: 101183

To request a copy of this photo for your own personal use, please contact our state coordinator. If you are not a family member or the original photographer — please refrain from copying or distributing this photo to other websites.

Thank you for visiting the Texas Gravestone Photo Project. On this site you can upload gravestone photos, locate ancestors and perform genealogy research. If you have a relative buried in Texas, we encourage you to upload a digital image using our Submit a Photo page. Contributing to this genealogy archive helps family historians and genealogy researchers locate their relatives and complete their family tree.

Submitted: 2/27/16 • Approved: 2/27/16 • Last Updated: 3/25/18 • R101183-G0-S3

Users Online  |  Surnames  |  Other GPP Projects  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Site Map  |  Admin Login