Near Hamilton in Hamilton County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
(1823 - 1900)
A frontier settler from Monroe County, Virginia, Andrew Miller migrated to Texas while still a young man. In 1856 he settled in Comanche County near the Hamilton County line, he married Hannah Margaret Shockley in 1861. They had seven children. Miller served with the 2nd Frontier Ranger group defending nearby pioneer settlements against Comanche Indian raids. A founder of the First Presbyterian Church of Hamilton, Miller also donated land for Warren's Creek Church in Comanche County and for a Church, School and Cemetery at Gentry's Mill.
Erected 1978 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6373.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian.
Location. 31° 47.649′ N, 98° 13.194′ W. Marker is near Hamilton, Texas, in Hamilton County. Marker is on County Highway 108 half a mile north of 36th Division Memorial Highway (State Highway 36), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hamilton TX 76531, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Lamkin (approx. 3.2 miles away); Hamilton County, C.S.A. (approx. 6.4 miles away); a different marker also named Hamilton County (approx. 7.8 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 8.3 miles away); St. Mary’s Church (approx. 8.4 miles away); Olin Baptist Church (approx. 8.9 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 10.8 miles away); Gustine (approx. 11˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hamilton.
Also see . . . Gentry's Mill Texas. There are very few building still around today from the original community of Gentry's Mill. (Submitted on December 10, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 22 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 10, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.