“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)

Sol & Ernestine Mayer

Sol & Ernestine Mayer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, May 28, 2018
1. Sol & Ernestine Mayer Marker
Inscription.  F. Mayer & Sons purchased the T-Half Circle Ranch in Sutton and Schleicher counties in 1896. Sol, who became sole owner, was a livestock trader, rancher, banker and philanthropist. The ranch has been continuously operated by his heirs, his son Edwin, and his grandchildren, Edwin Jr., Ralph, Robert, Doris (Rousselot) and Richard, some of whom still reside in Sutton County.

In Loving Memory
October 1990

Erected 1990.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 34.323′ 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. D.B. Cusenbary (here, next to this marker); WTO Holman and Wife, Annie Gray (here, next to this marker); William Forrest Whitehead
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(here, next to this marker); Fred and Serena Adams Trainer (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Ed Jackson (here, next to this marker); B.M. Halbert (here, next to this marker); George S. Allison & Wife, Margaret Thornhill (here, next to this marker); W.J. & Viola Gibbons Fields (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 27, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 22 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 27, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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