Carthage in Panola County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Lorenzo H. Adams (1849-1912) came to this area from Arkansas after the Civil War. He was elected constable in 1880 and later served as Justice of the Peace and Deputy Sheriff upon the death of his daughter Georgia Anne (1871-1884), Adams donated one acre including her grave as a public cemetery. Other marked graves from the 1880s include family names of Baker, Goodwin, Kilburn, McNeese, Sikes, Sinclar, and Spears. Burials include veterans of the Civil War and World Wars I and II. Adams and his second wife, Naomi Lawrence Jay Adams (1872-1963), are buried here with many of their descendants.
Texas Sesquicentennial 1836 - 1986
Erected 1986 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10811.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Law Enforcement.
Location. 32° 4.712′ N, 94° 4.298′ W. Marker is in Carthage, Texas, in Panola County. Marker is on County Highway 456 half a mile from County Highway 458, on the right when travelingTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carthage TX 75633, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. International Boundary Marker (approx. 3˝ miles away); a different marker also named International Boundary Marker (approx. 3˝ miles away); International Boundary (approx. 3˝ miles away in Louisiana); Deadwood Cemetery (approx. 6.2 miles away); B. F. Morris and the Town of Joaquin (approx. 7.8 miles away); Brookland Cemetery (approx. 8.1 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 21 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.