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Little Elm Cemetery
Denton County,
Texas

Established On A 1 Acre Plot Near Cottonwood Creek
Donated By Joe S. Clark. It Appears That A Headstone
Engraved "A. S. 1808 - 1862" Marks The First Burial.
Volunteers Organized In 1903 By Mrs. William Robertson
And Led By Their President Mrs. Ella Hawkins Kept The
Grounds Until Early 1930's When A Committee, Chaired
By Elzy D Hart Was Appointed. In The Early 1950's The
Construction Of Garza-Little Elm Lake Forced Relocations
Of 800 Of the 1200 Graves To Higher Ground. The Sublette,
Grace-Smith, King, Harpers, McCurley, Ball, Mexican,
Erwin And Dudley Cemeteries Were Also Relocated Here.
Marker Place By
Little Elm Association Heritage Association Of Frisco, Inc.
2009

Photo Courtesy of Len Holt

Contributed on 8/13/15

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Record #: 86589

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Submitted: 8/13/15 • Approved: 8/13/15 • Last Updated: 3/25/18 • R86589-G0-S3

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