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Dikes Family Cemetery

 
 
Dikes Family Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, December 31, 2018
1. Dikes Family Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Established about 1850 by Miles G. Dikes (1804-1872). An original member of DeWitt Colony, Dikes emigrated from Georgia in 1829. In 1839 , married Eady Hodges (1810-1868). First known burial, in 1859, was Dikes' son, Lovic. Cemetery contains 20 marked graves; other are unmarked. Still in use by descendants.
 
Erected 1971 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1224.)
 
Location. 29° 26.361′ N, 97° 31.301′ W. Marker is near Cost, Texas, in Gonzales County. Marker is on State Highway 95 Spur north of State Highway 97, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cost TX 78614, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Cost School (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the First Shot of the Texas Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); First Shot of the Texas Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); Here was Fired First Gun for Texas Independence
Dikes Family Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, December 31, 2018
2. Dikes Family Cemetery Marker
Marker is visible in the background at the center of the photo.
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Sarah Seely De Witt (approx. 5 miles away); Green Dewitt Cemetery (approx. 5.1 miles away); Santa Anna Mound (approx. 5.2 miles away); Gonzales Cannon (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cost.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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