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Wortham in Freestone County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Mrs. Lucy Haggard Longbotham

(1793 - 1873)

 
 
Mrs. Lucy Haggard Longbotham Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 18, 2020
1. Mrs. Lucy Haggard Longbotham Marker
Inscription.  

One of nine children of the Rev. Henry Haggard, Baptist Minister, and his wife Dorothy (Randolph), both natives of Virginia. Born in U.S. Territory south of the Ohio river (now Tennessee), Lucy Haggard moved to Alabama Territory about 1814. There, in 1820, she married Robert Brough Longbotham. In her lifetime, she lived under nine territorial, national and state flags. She was the mother of nine children.
 
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9889.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWomen.
 
Location. 31° 46.859′ N, 96° 28.421′ W. Marker is in Wortham, Texas, in Freestone County. Marker can be reached from Cemetery Road 0.4 miles west of South 3rd Street (State Highway 14), on the right when traveling west. The marker is located in the back west section of the Robert B. Longbotham Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 520 W Brazos, Wortham TX 76693, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured
Mrs. Lucy Haggard Longbotham Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 18, 2020
2. Mrs. Lucy Haggard Longbotham Marker
The marker is on the left of the two markers.
as the crow flies. Robert B. Longbotham (here, next to this marker); City of Wortham (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Wortham Oil Boom (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Rev. G.W. Bounds (approx. ¾ mile away); United Methodist Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Blind Lemon Jefferson (approx. 1.3 miles away); Tehuacana Cemetery (approx. 4.6 miles away); William Rees (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wortham.
 
Also see . . .  Wortham Texas. TexasEscapes.com (Submitted on October 30, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
Mrs. Lucy Haggard Longbotham Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 18, 2020
3. Mrs. Lucy Haggard Longbotham Marker
The marker is located in the Longbotham family section of the cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 30, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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