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Jesse E. and Lena Cope Burgoon

Jesse (1878 - 1931)

Lena (1897 - 1980)

Status: Located

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Minters Chapel Cemetery, Tarrant Co., Texas, United States

Notes: At Cemetery on W. Airfield Drive, .25 mile north Glade Road intersection at DFW Airport, Grapevine

Soon after lay Minister Green W. Minter (1803-1887) moved here about 1854, he helped organize Minter's Chapel Methodist Church. His son-in-law James Cate set aside 4.1 acres here for a church and burial ground. The earliest marked grave is that of A.M. Newton in 1857. Many tiny graves indicate a high child mortality rate. The early log meetinghouse was replaced in 1882 by a frame structure. In 1967 the Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Airport acquired the land, except for this 1.5-acre cemetery, and the church was relocated. (1979)

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