Details for Phair Cemetery (Atlas Number 5039009586)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5039009586


Marker Number 9586
Atlas Number 5039009586
Marker Title Phair Cemetery
Index Entry Phair Cemetery
City Freeport vicinity
County Brazoria
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 269343
UTM Northing 3218050
Subject Codes graveyards
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location in the Phair Community, north of Oyster Creek off FM 523
Marker Size 14" x 24"
Marker Text On land granted Stephen F. Austin by Mexico. Site given by E. B. and Mollie Thomas, devout Methodists. Since first grave, 1853, many early Texans have been buried here. Church was built by Wm. Hoskins. Community named for Rev. George Phair, pastor here 1875-1876 and 1882-1885. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966