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1908
ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION ENDS.

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Cochran's Chapel Exercises Close with
Sunday Service and Forming
of Cemetery Association.

     To maintain and keep in good condition the burying ground at Cochran's Chapel, a cemetery association was formed yesterday afternoon. Fletcher Taylor of Bachman Dam was elected president, and Mrs. Kate Laws was elected secretary. At present, the cemetery is in excellent shape, having been recently cleaned.
     The two-day celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of Cochran's Chapel was concluded yesterday. A large number of pioneers and their descendants were present, and a bountiful dinner was served on the grounds. Rev. O. Thomas, presiding elder of the Terrell district of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, preached in the morning, and Rev. C. I. McWherter of Greenville, a former pastor of the church, preached in the afternoon.

- July 20, 1908, Dallas Morning News, p. 12, col. 2.
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