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Near Iola in Grimes County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Katy Holland McDowell Treadwell Cobb

 
 
Katy Holland McDowell Treadwell Cobb Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, October 15, 2020
1. Katy Holland McDowell Treadwell Cobb Marker
Inscription.  

In 1822, at the age of seven, Katy Holland migrated to Texas with her parents as a member of Stephen F. Austin's "Old 300" Colony. Her life reflects the harshness of frontier life in Texas. Twice widowed before her marriage to William Cobb in the 1840s, she was the mother of five children. Her first husband, Mill McDowell, was also a member of Austin's Colony, and a cousin, Tapley Holland, was killed at the Alamo.
Recorded - 1981
 
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 8567.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWar, Texas IndependenceWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1822.
 
Location. 30° 46.119′ N, 96° 5.509′ W. Marker is near Iola, Texas, in Grimes County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of County Highway 108 and Sollock Lane, on the left when traveling west. The marker is located in the back southern section of the Zion Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Iola TX 77861, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of
Katy Holland McDowell Treadwell Cobb Marker and reverse of her tombstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, October 15, 2020
2. Katy Holland McDowell Treadwell Cobb Marker and reverse of her tombstone
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this marker, measured as the crow flies. Zion Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Bedias (approx. 8½ miles away); Bedias First Baptist Church (approx. 8.9 miles away); Steep Hollow Cemetery (approx. 12.8 miles away); Jozye Church and Cemetery (approx. 13.4 miles away); Site of Bullard Community (approx. 14.6 miles away); Oakland Baptist Church (approx. 15.7 miles away); Wilson Chapel Methodist Church (approx. 15.9 miles away).
 
Katy Holland Cobb tombstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, October 15, 2020
3. Katy Holland Cobb tombstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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May. 19, 2022