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Mineola Black Cemetery
Wood County,
Texas

This cemetery and Cedars Memorial Gardens are two different cemeteries run by different cemetery associations. They have separate entrances and a fence between them.
Mineola Black Cemetery Historical Marker
J L Mathis, who died in 1895, is the first known burial in this lovely historic cemetery. Today, there are over 400 marker graves plus an unknown number of unmarked graves.In the cemetery you will find numerous
World War I and World War 2 Veterans buried here. Also, you will find several graves showing Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star membership noted on the markers. As of
this date there is not cemetery association bur for many Billy McCalla and other workers have kept the cemetery maintained. St Paul Baptist Church actively supports the Cemetery and with the help and assistance of its
Mineola citizens, the cemetery is being kept well maintained.
Wood County Historical Commission

Photo Courtesy of Marc & Donna

Contributed on 10/12/14

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Record #: 28897

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Submitted: 10/12/14 • Approved: 10/12/14 • Last Updated: 3/26/18 • R28897-G0-S3

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