Italy in Ellis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
General Edward H. Tarrant
from here was buried
Veteran of the War of 1812, member
of the Texas Congress and a
courageous Indian fighter Born
in North Carolina, 1796 Died in
Parker County, Texas, August 2,
1858 Reburied in Ellis County near
his former plantation, 1859 His
remains removed to the county
named in his honor in 1928 and
reinterred in Fort Worth
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 7153.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Government & Politics • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
Location. 32° 11.077′ N, 96° 52.985′ W. Marker is in Italy, Texas, in Ellis County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (State Highway 34) and Couch Street, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Italy TX 76651, 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. John Marr Hardeman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Italy Colored City Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chambers' Creek (approx. 3.9 miles away); Thomas J. Jordan (approx. 5.2 miles away); James McDaniel (approx. 5.2 miles away); Milford Cemetery (approx. 5.3 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 5½ miles away); Milford Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Italy.
Also see . . . Tarrant, Edward H. from the Handbook of Texas Online (Submitted on May 12, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 265 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.