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Sweeny in Brazoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Thomas Jefferson Sweeny

 
 
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By James Hulse, October 11, 2020
1. Thomas Jefferson Sweeny Marker
Inscription.  

A San Jacinto Veteran
Born in Tennessee
1812
Died in La Grange, Texas
1869
Erected by the State of Texas 1936

 
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 9597.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, Texas Independence.
 
Location. 29° 2.833′ N, 95° 42.773′ W. Marker is in Sweeny, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker can be reached from Main Street (Farm to Market Road 524) 0.2 miles east of Old Main Street. The marker is located in the eastern section of the Sweeny Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sweeny TX 77480, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sweeny Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Sweeny Plantation (approx. 3˝ miles away); Site of the Home of Josiah Hughes Bell (approx. 7 miles away); Phillips Family Cemetery (approx. 7.4 miles away); Old Columbia Cemetery
Thomas Jefferson Sweeny Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 11, 2020
2. Thomas Jefferson Sweeny Marker
(approx. 7.6 miles away); Columbia United Methodist Church (approx. 7.6 miles away); Columbia (approx. 7.6 miles away); In Memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (approx. 7.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Jefferson Sweeny. TSHA Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on October 27, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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