Details for Hansford Cemetery (Atlas Number 5195002365)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5195002365


Marker Number 2365
Atlas Number 5195002365
Marker Title Hansford Cemetery
Index Entry Hansford Cemetery
City Spearman
County Hansford
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 293641
UTM Northing 4007985
Subject Codes graveyards
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location from Spearman take SH 15/207 about 6 miles to cemetery
Marker Size 20" x 20"
Marker Text First burial ground set aside in this county. Earliest grave (1890) was that of Mrs. Alfie P. Magee, wife of the first sheriff. Also, buried here: the Cator brothers, founders of Zulu Stockade; and the Wright brothers, early ranchers. Only official cemetery in county until 1928; is still in use. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967.