The Chesterville Cemetery

was designated a

Texas Historic Cemetery

by the

Texas Historical Commission

in 2001.

Dedicated to the preservation of the

Chesterville Cemetery

Wharton County, Texas

The first known burial in the Chesterville Cemetery was Andrew Anderson (1818-1898).† On February 18th, 1911 the three hundred feet square property was transferred from Robert B. Wallace to the Chesterville Cemetery Association of Chesterville, Texas to be used for cemetery proposes only.† The cemetery serves the community of Chesterville in Colorado and Wharton Counties.

The Chesterville Cemetery Association is dedicated to the upkeep and preservation of the cemetery.† Members are descendants of those buried in the cemetery or are residents of the Chesterville community interested in the preservation of the cemetery.

In 2001 the Chesterville Cemetery was the first cemetery in Wharton County to receive designation as a Historic Texas Cemetery by the Texas Historical commission.

A pavilion was constructed in 2011 in the memory of Anita Schmidt LaPorte and is used to host meetings and funerals.

The Chesterville Cemetery Association follows the† guidelines and standards of the Texas Historical Commissionís RIP Guardian Program in managing the maintenance of preservation of the Chesterville Cemetery.

Chesterville Cemetery Historic Marker





In recognition of Texas Cemetery Visitation Days The Chesterville Cemetery Association meets at the Chesterville Cemetery On the first Sundays of April and October @ 1:00 PM

The April meeting is a workday.† Friends and family are invited to work on cleaning up their plots and helping with general cemetery cleanup and maintenance.

The October meeting is the annual business meeting of the Chesterville Cemetery Association.


Visitors are Welcome!

Records of the known burials in the Chesterville Cemetery are maintained on the

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