Damon in Brazoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
One of oldest cemeteries in Brazoria County. Started Dec.13, 1837, with burial of Sylvester Winn Damon, a relative, on the 1829 land grant of Abraham Darst, Austin Colony settler. Use of this burial ground was begun within a year of founding of the county, in Dec. 1836.
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9551.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical date for this entry is December 13, 1837.
Location. 29° 17.268′ N, 95° 44.797′ W. Marker is in Damon, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker is on County Highway 8, 0.1 miles south of Boone 6th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Damon TX 77430, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel Damon (within shouting distance of this marker); Edmund Calloway Darst (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Darst (approx. 3.2 miles away); Cesinger Cemetery (approx. 8.7 miles away); Needville Methodist Church Cemetery W. H. Abrams Well No. 1 (approx. 9.3 miles away); Town of Needville (approx. 9.6 miles away); Phillips Family Cemetery (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Damon.
Also see . . .
1. Damon Texas. Wikipedia (Submitted on October 28, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
2. Abraham Darst. TSHA Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on October 28, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
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