Sweeny in Brazoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Thomas Jefferson Sweeny
A San Jacinto Veteran
Born in Tennessee
Died in La Grange, Texas
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 Sites • War, Texas Independence. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
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's Unknown Soldier (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sweeny Family Burial Ground (about 800 feet away); Sweeny Plantation (approx. 3˝ miles away); Levi Jordan Plantation Site of the Home of Josiah Hughes Bell (approx. 7 miles away); History of Paradise Memorial Cemetery (approx. 7.2 miles away); Phillips Family Cemetery (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sweeny.
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 189 times since then and 45 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.