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Hopewell Cemetery
Wood County,

Hopewell Church and Cemetery
Texas Historical Markers
5.4 mi. W on CR 4870, Winnsboro, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 55' 12.58056000012", -95° 22' 25.71070000008"

The Hopewell Primitive Baptist Church was established in 1855 and met in a brush arbor and log house. As membership increased, a larger church building was erected. In 1876 John R. Moore donated three acres of land for church and cemetery purposes. The first recorded burial was that of Henry Nixon in 1879. State Representative George Turner Hinson is also buried here, as are veterans of several wars. A new church was erected in 1947 and a fellowship hall was added in 1977. The church and cemetery continue to serve the community as they have more more than a century. (1997)

Photo Courtesy of Nancy Jane Faulk White Adams

Contributed on 10/12/14

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Record #: 28884

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Submitted: 10/12/14 • Approved: 10/12/14 • Last Updated: 3/26/18 • R28884-G0-S3

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