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

Alexander Harwood

(1820-1885)

 
 
Alexander Harwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, November 8, 2020
1. Alexander Harwood Marker
Inscription.  

Alexander Harwood came to Dallas in 1844 from Tennessee. After the death of his first wife Isabella Daniel Harwood in 1851, he married Sarah Peak in 1855. Harwood was elected county clerk six times between 1850 and 1880. He was senior warden of the Tannehill Masonic Lodge and served the Confederacy as assistant to Postmaster General John H. Reagan. Harwood represented Dallas County at the 1866 State Constitutional Convention.
Recorded - 1996
 
Erected 1996 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 11827.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 46.571′ N, 96° 47.995′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Marilla Street and Young Street, on the right when traveling east. Located in Pioneer Park Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1201 Marilla St, Dallas TX 75201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Alexander Harwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, November 8, 2020
2. Alexander Harwood Marker
walking distance of this marker. John Jay Good (here, next to this marker); Juliette Abbey Peak Fowler (a few steps from this marker); James K. Polk Record (a few steps from this marker); Nicholas Henry Darnell (a few steps from this marker); Trezevant Calhoun Hawpe (within shouting distance of this marker); James W. (Weck) Latimer (within shouting distance of this marker); John McClannahan Crockett (within shouting distance of this marker); Barton Warren Stone (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
Alexander Harwood wording on grave marker image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, November 8, 2020
3. Alexander Harwood wording on grave marker
Harwood family gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, November 8, 2020
4. Harwood family gravesite
Alexander Harwood headstone image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, November 8, 2020
5. Alexander Harwood headstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 18, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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