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Gibson Cemetery
Tarrant County,
Texas

GIBSON CEMETERY
In 1853 Garrett and James Gibson, along with other family members, came to Tarrant County and established 160-acre homesteads in a settlement that came to be known as the Gibson Community. Each brother donated land at this site for use as a cemetery. The earliest marked grave is that of Garrett Gibson's infant grandson, James Truitt (d. 1866). All but two of the seventy-three marked graves, many of which have only fieldstones, are for relatives of the Gibson family. The cemetery now serves as a reminder of one of Tarrant County's earliest settlements. (1983)

Contributed on 4/15/20 by tomtodd
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Submitted: 4/15/20 • Approved: 4/15/20 • Last Updated: 4/18/20 • R299237-G0-S3

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