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Bear Creek Cemetery
Tarrant County,

Bear Creek Cemetery
This Cemetery Was Developed Adjacent To The Site Of The Bear Creek Missionary Baptist Church. Which Was Organized In 1853. The Earliest Marked Grave Is That Of Hiram Jackson Farris (1858). The Infant Son Of G W And Mary Farris. Isham Crowley
Who Cam To Texas As A Member Of Peter's Colony, Donated The Burial Ground And Deeded It To Church Trustees In 1876. The
Congregation Later Moved To Dallas County And Was Renamed
Western Heights Missionary Baptist Church. Still In use, Bear Creek Cemetery Is The Burial Site Of Many Eastern Tarrant County, Pioneers.

Photo Courtesy Of Don Oftedahl

Contributed on 12/4/17

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Record #: 141278

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Submitted: 12/4/17 • Approved: 12/4/17 • Last Updated: 3/25/18 • R141278-G0-S3

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