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Athens in Henderson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Dulcinea Ann Holland Thompson Avriett

(1834-1920)

 
 
Dulcinea Ann Holland Thompson Avriett Marker image. Click for full size.
By Amanda Hartley, June 5, 2010
1. Dulcinea Ann Holland Thompson Avriett Marker
Inscription. A native of Athens, Georgia, Dulcinea Ann Holland came to Henderson County with her family in 1847. She married E. J. Thompson in 1851. According to local tradition, she named the town of Athens after her birthplace. Following the death of her first husband in the 1860s, Dulcinea married James Avriett in 1867. They were the parents of two sons. She was a founding member of the local Methodist church and dedicated civic leader.
 
Erected 1990 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10343.)
 
Location. 32° 12.001′ N, 95° 51.376′ W. Marker is in Athens, Texas, in Henderson County. Marker can be reached from South Prairieville Street. Click for map. Marker is inside the Athens Cemetery. Coordinates are approximate. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 South Prairieville Street, Athens TX 75751, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Athens Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Stella E. Parsons La Rue (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joseph Thomas La Rue (about 400 feet away); John Matthews McDonald (approx. 0.2
Dulcinea Ann Holland Thompson Avriett Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By Amanda Hartley, June 5, 2010
2. Dulcinea Ann Holland Thompson Avriett Marker Site
miles away); The Athens Review (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henderson County (approx. 0.9 miles away); William Richardson (approx. 6.4 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 9.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Athens.
 
More about this marker. Cemetery maps are available that show where the historical markers are located, but this marker is closer to the outer perimeter than shown on map.
 
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Dulcinea Ann Holland Thompson Avriett Headstone image. Click for full size.
By Amanda Hartley, June 5, 2010
3. Dulcinea Ann Holland Thompson Avriett Headstone
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Amanda Hartley of Tyler, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,069 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Amanda Hartley of Tyler, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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