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Jordan Valley Memorial Park Cemetery

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Date: 6 Jan 1955
Location: Longview, Gregg, Texas, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: African-American Cemeteries Cemeteries
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On 6 Jan 1955, Jordan Valley Memorial Park was chartered as a Perpetual-Care Cemetery for the[1] African-American communities of Gregg County Texas. As of September 2021 there are 1274 interments listed in the Find-a-Grave website for this cemetery.[2]

The first burial after the Charter Date is that of Rev. Allen Parsee Cooksey. There are six burials prior to the 1955 Charter listed in Find-a-Grave for this cemetery.

The Jordan Valley cemetery is still providing new burial sites today.[3]

Sources

  1. "Jordan Valley Park Ready Near Greggton"; Longview News-Journal, 24 Jun 1956, Sun, p15.
  2. https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/4561/jordan-valley-memorial-park
  3. https://www.jordanvalleymemorialpark.com




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