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St. Mary's Garden Cemetery
Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas

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St. Mary's Garden Cemetery

GPS: 30.288465, -98.886074

W. Travis St & Catholic Cemetery Rd
Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Published: December 13, 2019
Total records: 2,436

St. Mary's Garden Cemetery is owned by St. Mary's Catholic Church of Fredericksburg.

Cemetery History

Often referred to just as "St. Mary's Cemetery", this is the primary cemetery of St. Mary's Catholic Church. It was established in 1875 after the Church determined its original Pioneer Cemetery was too far from the town's center.

The oldest part of the cemetery is found in the northwest corner. It was originally enclosed by a rock wall laid without mortar. Later additions were enclosed with cast-iron fencing by Rogers Fencing Company of Springfield, Ohio, which was reused from the 1882 Gillespie County Courthouse after the new courthouse was completed in 1939.

The most recent expansion of the cemetery is at the south side.

Cemetery Records

Records linked below were acquired from St. Mary's Catholic Church on December 13, 2019. Dates of death range from 1875 to 2018.

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