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Cottonwood Shores in Llano County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Fuchs Cemetery

 
 
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By Keith Peterson, September 15, 2019
1. Fuchs Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Land here granted by the Republic of Texas to Ferdinand Lueders, Battle of San Jacinto veteran, was transferred in 1844 to the Rev. Adolph Fuchs (1805-1885) of Germany. Fuchs, a noted musician and composer, immigrated to Texas with his wife and 7 children on January 10, 1845, and settled here in 1853. the first recorded burial was that of Ino Fuchs Varnhagen in 1869. The extended Fuchs family played prominent roles in the early development of many area communities. The land remained in the family until 1963. Adolph and Louise Fuchs and many of their descendants are buried here.
 
Erected 1995 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9713.)
 
Location. 30° 33.653′ N, 98° 19.556′ W. Marker is in Cottonwood Shores, Texas, in Llano County. Marker is on Birch Lane 0.2 miles north of Brookwood Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Horseshoe Bay TX 78657, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brandt Badger House (approx. 2 miles away); Granite Mountain
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By Keith Peterson, September 15, 2019
2. Fuchs Cemetery Marker
Wide view of marker with cemetery in distance.
(approx. 2.7 miles away); St. Frederick Baptist Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Marble Falls School Building (approx. 2.8 miles away); 1910 Post Office Building (approx. 2.9 miles away); Michel's Drug Store (approx. 3 miles away); Marble Falls Factory Site (approx. 3 miles away); The Roper Hotel (approx. 3.1 miles away).
 
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Fuchs Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, September 15, 2019
3. Fuchs Cemetery
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2019, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 22, 2019, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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