Crosbyton Cemetery, Crosby County, Texas
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Location: East of Crosbyton on Hwy 82
Latitude: N 33.65788     Longitude: W -101.21043

Crosbyton Cemetery Flag Wall
Crosbyton Cemetery History
Crosby County, Crosbyton, Texas

In 1909 when James Boggs, one of the -N- cowboys became ill and was thought to be "dying", Julian Bassett had the Crosbyton cemetery laid off. T.J.Walling, foreman, Buck Creamer, and J.P.Goins did the work. However, Boggs did not die. The first person buried at the Crosbyton cemetery was Willie Oliver, eighteen month old daughter of Mrs. Laura Oliver. She was buried on the north side where a small wooden fence enclosed the grave. see more history of cemetery.

A special "Thank You" to Bettye Odom who has contributed a lot of hours in the location of graves, verifying names, dates and burial locations. Not to mention proofreading all my typing, this site has a lot to offer because of her dedication.

Crosbyton Cemetery Association

President: Sharon McDougle
Vice President: Gary Hamersley
Sec./Treas.: Marcilla Ellis
Directors: George Brakebill, Vera Pierce, Austin Steen, Jr., Bill Odom, Marcilla Ellis

Crosbyton Cemetery Plat - Blocks

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