Place:Bogata Cemetery, Bogata, Red River, Texas, United States


NameBogata Cemetery
Coordinates33.47507°N 95.2069°W
Located inBogata, Red River, Texas, United States

Located on the outskirts of the community of Bogata. In March 1840, Sarah Jane Humphreys, the young daughter of William Humphreys, died and was buried near William's property line with Isaac Wilson, who subsequently buried a family member nearby. This was the beginning of the Bogata Cemetery, used by the whole neighborhood. In 1878, the two families deeded 4½ acres for a permanent cemetery (later expanded), in which the lots were always free to local residents. This tradition continues and there are now about 3,800 burials.