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Wilbur Cherry

 
 
Wilbur Cherry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 16, 2018
1. Wilbur Cherry Marker
Inscription.  
Served in the Texas Army, 1836.
Purchased the Galveston News
1843. Born in New Haven, N. Y.
January 4, 1820; Died June 12, 1873.

His wife

Catherine Crosby
French Cherry

Born in Sligo, Ireland, February
22, 1826; Died February 15, 1909.

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 269.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
 
Location. 29° 17.667′ N, 94° 48.72′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker can be reached from Avenue K west of 40th Street. Marker is located in Galveston's Old City Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4002 Avenue K, Galveston TX 77550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. David Ayers (a few steps from this marker); Bernard Moore Temple (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Journeay
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Warren D. C. Hall (about 300 feet away); Major John M. Allen (about 300 feet away); Captain William S. Fisher (about 300 feet away); George Campbell Childress (about 300 feet away); James Love (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Also see . . .  Cherry, Wilbur H. - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on December 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.) 
 
Wilbur Cherry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 16, 2018
2. Wilbur Cherry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.

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