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Frenstat Cemetery
Burleson County,
Texas

Frenstat Cemetery
Texas Historical Markers
FM 2774, CR 406, Caldwell, TX, USA
Latitude & Longitude: 30° 23' 53.111616", -96° 39' 15.474996"

In 1884, Several Moravian Czech Families Established Farms In This Area. Naming The Community, Frenstat, Or Friendsted, For Prenstat, Czechoslovakia. Adolf And Veronica Polansky Deeded 20 Acres For A School, Church, and Cemetery in 1887. The Community Built Out Lady Of Holy Rosary Catholic Church And Called The Associated Cemetery St John's Frenstat Catholic Church, Or Our Lady Of Holy Rosary Cemetery. The First Burial By A Priest Was That Of Frank Marek (d. 1890_. Today, The Cemetery Is The Final Resting Place Of Military Veterans, Priests And Hundreds OF Area Residents. It Remains A Testament To The Area's Czech Heritage.

Adolf (Not Alois) And Veronica Polansky Deeded The Land For The Frenstat School, Church And Cemetery I, 1887 For The Sum of $100

Contributed on 10/14/15 by bobwyatt
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Record #: 92412

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Submitted: 10/14/15 • Approved: 10/15/15 • Last Updated: 3/24/18 • R92412-G0-S3

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