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

David & Serena Estes Adams / James & Cora Vincent Trainer

 
 
David & Serena Estes Adams and James & Cora Vincent Trainer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, May 28, 2018
1. David & Serena Estes Adams and James & Cora Vincent Trainer Marker
Inscription.  The Adamses came in 1880's. David, Confederate soldier, rancher, farmer, operated Sonora's first hotel. James served in Union Army named Fort Concho's first sutler. Cora moved to Fort Terrett in late 1880's after his death with their sons, George, Joe, Fred. Descendants have served as numerous county and city officials.

In Loving Memory
by family members
Erected in October, 1990

 
Erected 1990.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 30° 34.326′ N, 100° 38.668′ 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. The Espy Family (here, next to this marker); E.F. & Bessie Wyatt Vanderstucken (here, next to this marker); Robert Halbert & Battie Halbert
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(here, next to this marker); Isaac and Victoria Miers (here, next to this marker); George H. McDonald & Josie C. McDonald (here, next to this marker); Walter Ephriam Whitehead (here, next to this marker); George S. Allison & Wife, Margaret Thornhill (here, next to this marker); B.M. Halbert (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 77 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on June 26, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. Photo   1. submitted on June 25, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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