Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Edna in Jackson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Brackenridge Cemetery

(Seven Miles Southeast)

 
 
Brackenridge Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, October 6, 2018
1. Brackenridge Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Among family members buried there: John A. Brackenridge (1800-62), a Warrick County, Ind., neighbor from whom young Abraham Lincoln borrowed law brooks, 1855 founder of Texana Presbyterian Church; his son, George W. Brackenridge (1832-1902), emissary to Benito Juarez in Mexico from President Lincoln in 1860s, founder (1866) San Antonio National Bank, donor San Antonio's Brackenridge Park, member first board of regents, the University of Texas, serving 30 years, philanthropist; daughter Mary Eleanor Brackenridge (1837-1924), on first board of regents, CIA (Texas Woman's University).
 
Erected 1972 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 483.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list.
 
Location. 28° 58.831′ N, 96° 38.874′ W. Marker is in Edna, Texas, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of North Wells Street (State Highway 111) and Cypress
Famous Lavaca-Navidad Meeting of 1835 Marker & Brackenridge Cemetery Marker with Texana Museum image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans
2. Famous Lavaca-Navidad Meeting of 1835 Marker & Brackenridge Cemetery Marker with Texana Museum
Texana Museum in the background
Click or scan to see
this page online
Street, on the right when traveling south on North Wells Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edna TX 77957, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Famous Lavaca-Navidad Meeting of 1835 (here, next to this marker); Mission Nuestra Señora del Espiritu Santo de Zuñiga (approx. 0.2 miles away); Early Jackson County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jackson County, C.S.A. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederates of Jackson County (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Jackson County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Macaroni Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); La Bauve-Young-Payne Home (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edna.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2018, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2018, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

Share This Page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=124460

Paid Advertisement
May. 8, 2021