African-Americans in Fannin County
M. C. and Jimmie Favors with son,
Lawrence and daughter, Leanna.
The picture is was taken circa 1917.
M. C. Favors is deceased but Favors
still own 100 acres of land in the Ivanhoe/Bethlehem area of Fannin county.
African-American Genealogy Research in Fannin County
This section is largely still not moved from the earlier Fannin GenWeb site so be sure to check over there:
View the Texas State Archive Microfilm Library:
Historically African-American Cemeteries
Fannin County Cemetery Information
From this page you can search 16 cemeteries containing 2,678 interments.
Come back often as these numbers increase frequently.
Every Name Search Of All Cemeteries
Enter a surname below to create a hot linked index of all interments with
that surname in Fannin County Cemeteries. Results include maiden names too!
This is an 'Exact' name search. For other options use our
The above surname search box searches only the cemeteries listed below as historically
African-American cemeteries. Your ancestors might also be found in other Fannin County cemeteries, so be sure to
also try the search engine on the main cemetery page which searches all cemeteries.
Oak Hill, Oakwood and Shilo cemeteries all contain some confirmed African-American burials.
List of African-American Cemeteries