Near Hempstead in Waller County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Francis Jarvis Cooke
Born in North Carolina July 13, 1816
Died November 11, 1903
His wife Emily Stockton Cooke
Born in Tennessee January 28, 1828
Died September 4, 1908
Erected by the State of Texas 1936
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 9377.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, 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 January 28, 1828.
Location. 30° 10.144′ N, 96° 5.563′ W. Marker is near Hempstead, Texas, in Waller County. Marker can be reached from Jones Road, 0.1 miles west of Farm to Market Road 1736. The marker is located in the west center section of the Old Salem Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hempstead TX 77445, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Salem Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Madison "Matt" Kilpatrick (approx. 4.6 miles away); Union Army P.O.W. Cemetery (approx. 4.7 miles away); Primus Kelly (approx. 4.9 miles away); Former Waller County Post Offices (approx. 5 miles away); Hempstead, C.S.A. (approx. 5 miles away); Waller County (approx. 5 miles away); The Old Courthouse Clock and Bell (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hempstead.
Also see . . . Francis Jarvis Cooke. TSHA Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on November 6, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
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