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Barber Cemetery
Smith County,
Texas

Barber Cemetery
This One-Acre Tract Of Land Was Once The Home Of Georgia Native, James F. "Jim" Barber, Circa 1890. He Sold It To His Brother Jackson L Barber For The Establishment Of The Barber Cemetery. Jackson's Wife, Lucinda Rebecca (white) Barber Had Died In December Of 1886 And Was Buried In The
Starrville Cemetery. Her Remains Were Later Exhumed And Moved To Barber Cemetery. Her Grave is The First Marked Here. The Resting Place Of Many American Veterans, The Graveyard Continues To Be Used By Descendants Of The Barber, Green,
And Roberts Families Who Maintain It Through A Cemetery Association.
Historic Texas Cemetery 2003

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Contributed on 7/29/15

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Record #: 84986

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Submitted: 7/29/15 • Approved: 7/29/15 • Last Updated: 3/25/18 • R84986-G0-S3

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