Near Dobbin in Montgomery County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Noah Griffith and Esther Wightman Griffith
(1786-1853) / (1788-1863)
Members of Stephen F. Austin's second colony, Noah Griffith (1786-1853) and his wife Esther (Wightman) (1788-1863) came to Texas in 1829 from New York. They lived in the port community of Matagorda before moving here in 1831. This site is part of their original Mexican land grant. Griffith was a farmer and miller, and the Griffith home was used as an early polling place.
Erected 1980 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7881.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1829.
Location. 30° 18.883′ N, 95° 46.15′ W. Marker is near Dobbin, Texas, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Farm to Market Road 1463, half a mile south of Jackson Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dobbin TX 77333, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Griffith Homesite and Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Jacob Shannon Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 4.1 miles away); Plantersville Cemetery Plantersville Baptist Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); a different marker also named Plantersville Baptist Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Railroad in Montgomery (approx. 6.6 miles away); The Shelton-Smith House (approx. 6.6 miles away); William S. Taylor (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dobbin.
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