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Fulshear in Fort Bend County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Fulshear Cemetery

 
 
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Photographed By Brian Anderson, February 23, 2020
1. Fulshear Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  More than six acres here of the Mexican land grant acquired in 1824 by "Old 300" colonist Churchill Fulshear, Sr., were donated to the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, by Churchill Fulshear, Jr., in 1851. Originally Union Chappel Cemetery, it was renamed Fulshear for the town that developed here in the 1890s. The first recorded burial is that of Mahalia Sparks in 1850. A church building and school were erected here in the 1850s. The church relocated to Fulshear in 1894. Original church trustees were Randolph Foster, the Rev. John Patton, J. W. Miller, G. D. Parker, William Wade, and E. H. Kemp.
 
Erected 1994 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 8999.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
 
Location. 29° 42.006′ N, 95° 54.479′ W. Marker is in Fulshear, Texas, in Fort Bend County. Marker is on Wallis Street, 0.1 miles south of Main Street (Farm to Market Road 359), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fulshear TX 77441, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Albert and Ethel Herzstein (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First United Methodist Church Fulshear (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fulshear Black Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Town of Fulshear (approx. 0.9 miles away); Pittsville (approx. 2.3 miles away); Pleasant Hill Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); Simonton School (approx. 4.1 miles away); Randon & Pennington Grant of 1824 (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fulshear.
 
Fulshear Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, February 23, 2020
2. Fulshear Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2020, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 27, 2020, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.

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