Name of cemetery: New Sweden Cemetery
Caretaker: Raymond & Sharon Robbins, 17210 Axell Lane, New Sweden, TX; Marilyn Samuelson is secretary of church, works Tuesday and Thursday mornings at the church.
Location of cemetery: New Sweden, Travis County, Texas (Lat. N 30.40762, Long. W 097.51099)
Driving Directions: From the intersection of Rts. 79 and 973 in Taylor, drive south for 12 miles to New Sweden Road. Turn left onto New Sweden Road. Cemetery is on the corner.
Appearance: The entrance is marked by a cast iron archway with the words “New Sweden Cemetery”. See photo #7. There is an iron fence on either side of the archway. The cemetery consists of two sections – an “Old”section to the left of the archway and a “New” section that comprises the major portion of the cemetery. Most of the plots in the “New” section are surrounded by low concrete walls. See photgraphs #15 and #16. See the layout drawing for the plot numbering. Within each plot of the “New” section there are four subplots numbered 1 to 4. Within each subplot, there may be multiple markers – if so, they are number sequentially from north to south.
Date transcribed: October 2000 – April 2001
Abbreviations: FS : footstone, FHM: funeral home marker
Please Note This page is part of the Austin Genealogical Society’s Cemetery Transcription Project. This information was compiled by volunteers who either transcribed historical records or visited the cemetery to write down the names and dates. Unless noted, the volunteer is not an affiliate of the cemetery.

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