Arcola in Brazoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Daniel Perry, an early area settler, was born in 1791 in Mississippi. He came to Texas in 1832 with his wife Eliza Whitehead and two sons. He was widowed and in 1833 married Louisa Ann Morton. They had four children and lived on her inherited land on the David Fitzgerald League. Perry joined the Texas Army as a captain and recruiter. He fought at the Battle of San Jacinto and then served in the Republic of Texas Navy. In 1837, Perry signed the petition for the creation of Fort Bend County. After being widowed again, he married Jane Hamblen in 1851. He was a rancher, farmer and administrator of several estates. His cattle brand was 7P. Perry died in 1869 and was buried in the Duke Cemetery beside Louisa Ann and two of their children.
Marker is property of the State of Texas
Erected 2008 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15210.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 29° 30.717′ N, 95° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rosharon TX 77583, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Duke Community (here, next to this marker); The Fitzgerald and Fenn Families (here, next to this marker); Buffalo Bayou, Brazos & Colorado (approx. 8.7 miles away); Stafford's Point (approx. 10.3 miles away); Booth (approx. 10.9 miles away); The 1937 Pearland High School (approx. 11.8 miles away); First United Methodist Church of Pearland (approx. 11.8 miles away); Zychlinski Park (approx. 11.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arcola.
Also see . . . More details on Daniel Perry. (Submitted on September 4, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 65 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 4, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.