“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Sonora in Sutton County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

George S. Allison & Wife, Margaret Thornhill

Settled in Sutton County December, 1885

George S. Allison & Wife, Margaret Thornhill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, May 28, 2018
1. George S. Allison & Wife, Margaret Thornhill Marker
With five children: John, Will, Curt, Dona, and H.P. "Buster".
Other children born in Sonora, Sutton Co.
Carrie, Clara, Joe, Tot, Dollie, and Sam.
John Sutton-Jack and Margaret
Curt-George Edward, George Curtis "Son", Patsy and Lyda Lois
Dona-Annella Stites
Hugh Pascal "Buster”-William McNeil and Lea Pascal
Tot-Mary, Harold, Curt, Alfred Jr., Margaret, George Sutton, & Kathleen Schwiening
Dollie-John W. & James R. McDermott
Sam Houston-Sammie Jean Espy
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 34.324′ N, 100° 38.666′ W. Marker is in Sonora, Texas, in Sutton County. Marker is at the intersection of North Water Avenue and East Main Street, on the right when traveling north on North Water Avenue. Marker is located on the courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 East Oak Street, Sonora TX 76950, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. B.M. Halbert (here, next to this marker); Walter Ephriam Whitehead
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(here, next to this marker); Fred and Serena Adams Trainer (here, next to this marker); Isaac and Victoria Miers (here, next to this marker); WTO Holman and Wife, Annie Gray (here, next to this marker); E.F. & Bessie Wyatt Vanderstucken (here, next to this marker); Sol & Ernestine Mayer (here, next to this marker); David & Serena Estes Adams / James & Cora Vincent Trainer (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sonora.
More about this marker. This marker is one of 22 that commemorate early settler families of Sutton County. Although the markers bear the seal of the State of Texas, these are not official historical markers placed by the Texas Historical Commission.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 13 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 26, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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Aug. 9, 2020