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Hallettsville in Lavaca County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Pioneer Settlers Killed by the Indians Comanches and Tonkahues

 
 
Pioneer Settlers Killed by the Indians Comanches and Tonkahues Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, April 5, 2019
1. Pioneer Settlers Killed by the Indians Comanches and Tonkahues Marker
Inscription.  
William Ponton, Ponton's Creek, May 1834
O'Dougherty Family: Father and three
children, and John Douglas Family
Father, Mother and two children, Clark's
Creek, March 4, 1836. John Hibbens and
George Creath, Rocky Creek, March 1836
Jacob T. Stiffler, Big Brushy, Oct. 1837
Archibald Smothers and companion
named Nunnelley, Hallet Settlement, 1838
Tucker Foley, Aug. 5, 1840
Callahan, Half Moon League, June 1841

 
Erected 1967 by Lavaca County Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4040.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian.
 
Location. 29° 26.531′ N, 96° 56.257′ W. Marker is in Hallettsville, Texas, in Lavaca County. Marker is on South Dowling Street north of Edna Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in Hallettsville Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 316 South Dowling Street, Hallettsville TX 77964, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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are within walking distance of this marker. General John W. Whitfield (here, next to this marker); Arthur Pendleton Bagby (here, next to this marker); Stephen Tucker Foley (here, next to this marker); Paul Scarborough (here, next to this marker); Captain Leiper Willoughby (here, next to this marker); Joseph Kent (here, next to this marker); Hallettsville (a few steps from this marker); John Wilkins Whitfield (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hallettsville.
 
Pioneer Settlers Killed by the Indians Comanches and Tonkahues Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, April 5, 2019
2. Pioneer Settlers Killed by the Indians Comanches and Tonkahues Marker
Marker is furthest to the right of the seven markers visible in this photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 534 times since then and 101 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.

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