“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)

Crawford Benton (Dutch) Wardlaw

04-17-1887 - 11-10-1954

Crawford Benton (Dutch) Wardlaw Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, May 28, 2018
1. Crawford Benton (Dutch) Wardlaw Marker
Son of
Newton Jasper and
Nancy Josephine Cody
Married 12-24-1911 to Emma Leann
Whitehead 12-04-1887 - 02-07-1964
Daughter of
Walter and Mary Bell Martin

Cody Martin, Crawford Whitehead (Dink), Walter Hadley, Mary Emma Wardlaw Brumley, Frances Rachel Wardlaw Carter.

Dutch, leading rancher. and banker, early promoter of wool and mohair, served as past president of: Producers Wool and Mohair Co. Del Rio, Texas; Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Asso.; National Wool Growers 1939-1940.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 34.321′ N, 100° 38.664′ 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. Joe Berger (here, next to this marker); Leroy P. & Martha Ann Valliant
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(here, next to this marker); W.J. & Viola Gibbons Fields (here, next to this marker); Felipe & Tomasa Lara Virgen (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Ed Jackson (here, next to this marker); Albert R. Cauthorn (here, next to this marker); William Forrest Whitehead (here, next to this marker); William Lee 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 17 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 28, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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