Hood Family Cemetery - Aledo, Parker County, Texas
Address: On Jenkins Rd. off Oak Street W. of Aledo
Directions: From Aledo, take Oak Street west .1 mile, turn south on Pine .1 mile, turn west onto Underwood .1 mile, turn northwest on Jenkins -1 mile to cemetery on south of road behind 2 gates.
Marker #: 5367002555
Year Dedicated: 1980
Size, type: 18" x 28"
Last reported condition: No report
Hood Family Cemetery - South Carolina native A.J. Hood (b. 1820) migrated to Cherokee County, Texas, about 1846. Ten years later, after representing that area during two terms of the state legislature, he moved his family here. Hood opened a law office in Weatherford (11 miles northwest) and later served as district judge. This family cemetery was first used in 1865 for the burial of Hood's wife Elizabeth (McEwen) (b. 1827). Located on land near their original home, this site was her choice for the construction of a future house. Her grave is marked with a stone from the nearby creek. (1980)
Decimal degrees:  N 32.712739   W -97.631781
Degrees, minutes: N 32 42.764   W 097 37.907
UTM: Zone 14, Easting 628231, Northing 3620269
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