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Acton in Hood County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Grave of Elizabeth Crockett

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, August 10, 2019
1. Grave of Elizabeth Crockett Marker
Inscription.  
Mrs. Elizabeth Crockett
wife of
David Crockett
Born in Buncomb Co. N.C.
May 22, 1788,
Married to David Crockett
in Lawrence Co. Tenn. 1815.
Died in Johnson Co. now Hood Co.
Jan. 31, 1860, age 72 years.

 
Erected 1911 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 6249.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, Texas IndependenceWomen.
 
Location. 32° 26.4′ N, 97° 41.053′ W. Marker is in Acton, Texas, in Hood County. Marker can be reached from Fall Creek Highway (Farm to Market Road 167). Marker is located near the middle of Acton Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Granbury TX 76049, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Acton Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Three Miles South to the Grave of Elizabeth Crockett (approx. 2.4 miles away); Hood County Jailhouse (approx. 6 miles away); Baker-Rylee Building and Town Square Service Station
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By Brian Anderson, August 10, 2019
2. Elizabeth Crockett Gravesite
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(approx. 6 miles away); Site of Schultz Blacksmith Shop (approx. 6 miles away); J. F. and J. Nutt Building (approx. 6 miles away); Granbury Opera House (approx. 6 miles away); Harris Building (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Acton.
 
More about this marker. The Crockett plot comprises Acton State Historic Site, the smallest historic site administered by the State of Texas. The monument next to the grave marker is listed as a separate marker in the Texas Historical Commission's Atlas (marker #1457, Elizabeth Crokett).
 
Regarding Grave of Elizabeth Crockett. Elizabeth Crockett's age and date of death presented on this marker differs from the age and date of death given on marker #6256, Three Miles South to the Grave of Elizabeth Crockett.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Acton State Historic Site - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on September 9, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.) 
 
Elizabeth Crockett Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, August 10, 2019
3. Elizabeth Crockett Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 12, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.

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