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

Fred and Serena Adams Trainer

 
 
Fred and Serena Adams Trainer Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, May 28, 2018
1. Fred and Serena Adams Trainer Marker
Inscription.  Married in 1900, both descended from Sutton County founding families, raised their twelve children, Edith, Cora, Fred, Joe, George, John, Jack, Frances, Mercedes (Dee), Clifford, Serena, Mildred (Millie) here.

Fred died in 1923. His wife, affectionately known as "Aunt Rena" and to her grand-children as "Big Mama" died in 1968.

In loving memory
by their children and grandchildren
To God be the glory!

Erected in October, 1990

 
Erected 1990.
 
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. WTO Holman and Wife, Annie Gray (here, next to this marker); B.M. Halbert (here, next to this marker);
The Fred and Serena Adams Trainer Marker is the marker on the right image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, July 3, 2022
2. The Fred and Serena Adams Trainer Marker is the marker on the right
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George S. Allison & Wife, Margaret Thornhill (here, next to this marker); Sol & Ernestine Mayer (here, next to this marker); D.B. Cusenbary (here, next to this marker); Walter Ephriam Whitehead (here, next to this marker); William Forrest Whitehead (here, next to this marker); Isaac and Victoria Miers (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.
 
The view of the 22 markers from the street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, July 3, 2022
3. The view of the 22 markers from the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 26, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.   2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 1, 2022