Farmers Branch in Dallas County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
(September 3, 1843 - November 11, 1843)
Known as first child born to settlers in area later to become Dallas County; son of Farmers Branch founders Thomas and Sarah Keenan, who started this cemetery for burial of their infant.
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 6751.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is November 11, 1843.
Location. 32° 55.377′ N, 96° 53.528′ W. Marker is in Farmers Branch, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker can be reached from Valley View Lane east of William Dodson Parkway, on the right when traveling east. The marker is at Keenan Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dallas TX 75234, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. David Myers (a few steps from this marker); Keenan Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Texian Land and Emigration Company (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church of Farmers Branch Dallas County's First Methodist Society (about 700 feet away); Gilbert House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bill and Maude Dodson House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Webb Chapel Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmers Branch.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 3, 2020, by J Frye of Fort Worth, Texas. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 3, 2020, by J Frye of Fort Worth, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.