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

Abraham Darst

 
 
Abraham Darst Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, October 11, 2020
1. Abraham Darst Marker
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Emigrated to Texas from Missouri in 1827 as an Austin Colonist • Participated in the Battle of Velasco, 1832 • Five of his sons were in the Army of Texas in 1836 • Born May 14, 1786 • Died in December, 1833

Erected by the State of Texas 1936
 
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 9556.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 14, 1786.
 
Location. 29° 19.149′ N, 95° 47.128′ W. Marker is in Damon, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker can be reached from County Highway 8, 0.1 miles south of Boone 6th Street. The marker is located near the center section of the Damon Cemetery. 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 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edmund Calloway Darst (approx. 3.2 miles away); Samuel Damon (approx. 3.2 miles away); Damon Cemetery (approx.
Abraham Darst Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, October 11, 2020
2. Abraham Darst Marker
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3.2 miles away); Needville Methodist Church Cemetery (approx. 5.9 miles away); W. H. Abrams Well No. 1 (approx. 12.4 miles away); Phillips Family Cemetery (approx. 12.4 miles away); Home of George B. McKinstry (approx. 13.8 miles away); The Slave Quarters (approx. 13.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Damon.
 
Also see . . .  Abraham Darst. TSHA Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on October 28, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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. 25, 2022