Old Letot Cemetery

 

LOCATION:  10606 Shady Trail, Dallas, TX - View on Google Maps


From Walnut Hill Lane, go 0.5 mile south on Shady Trail. The cemetery is located near the southeast corner of intersection of Manana and Shady Trail. This cemetery is fully fenced, locked, and maintained.  The cemetery has a Historic Texas Cemetery marker (2002).


DGS volunteers surveyed the cemetery in 1979 and 1982.  It was published in Dallas County Texas: Genealogical Data from Early Cemeteries, Vol. 1, 1982. The information has been updated with information from death certificates and from obituaries from The Dallas Morning News.


MAPSCO: 23U

GPS:  325223N, 0965322W


“Additional Burials At Letot Prohibited.Additional burials in the old Letot Cemetery on Shady Trail were prohibited Monday by a City Council resolution.  Health director J. W. Bass reported that the cemetery is so crowded that any additional burials there would create a health hazard.”  [The Dallas Morning News, July 13, 1954]


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