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1984

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A Study Of Five Historic Cemeteries At Choke Canyon Reservoir, Live Oak And Mcmullen Counties, Anne A. Fox Jan 1984

A Study Of Five Historic Cemeteries At Choke Canyon Reservoir, Live Oak And Mcmullen Counties, Anne A. Fox

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

From December 1981 to November 1982, archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation aided in relocation of five historic cemeteries at Choke Canyon Reservoir in Live Oak and McMullen Counties. Thirty-four graves were located, uncovered, recorded, and removed to other cemeteries. During the process, descendants of the families involved provided valuable information on grave locations and identification. Observations were made which will be useful to other archaeologists engaged in similar projects. Information was compiled on customs and traditions of the people of the area in respect ...