Details for Mt. Pleasant Cemetery

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5339007891


Marker Number 7891
Atlas Number 5339007891
Marker Title Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Index Entry Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
City Montgomery
County Montgomery
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 244796
UTM Northing 3372931
Subject Codes cemetery
Marker Year 1976
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Marker Location 7 mi. NE, FM 1097 to Mount Pleasant Road
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size 18" x 28"
Marker Text Pioneers who settled this area as early as the 1850s are buried in this community cemetery. The oldest of 113 marked graves are those of Clara B. Fridge (d. 1870) and her husband William D. Fridge (d. 1872). Trustees of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, which once stood nearby, acquired the deed for this site in 1894 from Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Ferguson. Among the unmarked graves lie seven victims of the 1918 influenza epidemic. Before the church fellowship was disbanded in 1918, members helped tend the graveyard. Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Association was reorganized in 1928 to maintain the plot. (1976)

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