Please help...! I would like to verify that this burial site is being preserved. Aerial photos show surface mining occurring very close to the old Crims Chapel Community and very near CR 246. thanks, Tim
Located near Crims Chapel Community, north of Henderson. Located on CR 246, off the old Hwy 322.
by Mary F. Dunn, Rusk County Cemeteries Vol II
Submitted by Gloria B. Mayfield, Rusk County Coordinator
Barton, Corp. Elliott M. Barton, Lamar's County, TX Mtd. Infantry Mexican War. Dec 24 1824-Sept 1898 Masonic Emblem.....Eastern Star.
Originally published in the East Texas Family Records, Volume 4,
Number 3, Fall 1980, by East Texas Genealogical Society.
Located near Crim's Chapel Community, Rusk County, Texas. Copied 1965
by Mary Frank Dunn and Margaret Brown.
One marked grave and 8 to 10 unmarked ones.
Marked stone reads:
Corp. Elliott M. Barton
Lamar's County, Texas Mtd. Infantry Mexican War
Dec. 24, 1824 - Sept. 4, 1898
Masonic Emblem - Eastern Star