Details for Sweeny Cemetery (Atlas Number 5039009598)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5039009598


Marker Number 9598
Atlas Number 5039009598
Marker Title Sweeny Cemetery
Index Entry Sweeny Cemetery
City Sweeny
County Brazoria
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 235656
UTM Northing 3216319
Subject Codes graveyards
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location north side of Sweeny, next to flag pole, FM 524
Marker Size 14" x 24"
Marker Text Begun as family burial ground when John Sweeny, early landowner, member of Stephen F. Austin's colony, chose this site for burial of his young daughter, Freedonia, 1833. In use ever since by the neighborhood. Has graves of veterans of all wars since Texas Revolution. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966