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

Damon Cemetery

 
 
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Photographed By James Hulse, October 11, 2020
1. Damon Cemetery Marker
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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 11 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); Needville Methodist Church Cemetery (approx. 8.8 miles away); W. H. Abrams Well No. 1
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Photographed By James Hulse, October 11, 2020
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(approx. 9.3 miles away); Phillips Family Cemetery (approx. 9.6 miles away); The Slave Quarters (approx. 10.7 miles away); Home of George B. McKinstry (approx. 10.7 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.) 
 
Damon Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, October 11, 2020
3. Damon Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 28, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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May. 19, 2022