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

Thaddus Constantine Bell

 
 
Thaddus Constantine Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris Kneupper
1. Thaddus Constantine Bell Marker
Inscription.  

First male child born in Austin's colonies in Texas
Born October 4, 1822
Died in March, 1871

His wife, Elizabeth Cayce Bell
Born September 30, 1830
Died Feb. 24, 1864
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 9527.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1822.
 
Location. 29° 8.422′ N, 95° 38.863′ W. Marker is in West Columbia, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker can be reached from East Jackson Street east of South 16th Street, on the right when traveling east. This marker is located in Old Columbia Cemetery, whose main entrance is located on East Jackson Street near the intersection with South 16th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Columbia TX 77486, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mary Eveline McKenzie Bell (here, next to this marker); Josiah H. Bell (here, next to this marker); George Rounds (a few steps from this
Thaddus Constantine Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris Kneupper
2. Thaddus Constantine Bell Marker
This marker faces the opposite way from the markers and gravestones of his parents, Josiah H. and Mary M. Bell, which are seen in a row on either side of this featured marker.
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marker); Samuel Tubbs Angier, M.D. (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathaniel C. Hazen (within shouting distance of this marker); John S. D. Byrom (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry S. Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); John Adriance (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Columbia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2021, by Chris Kneupper of Brazoria, Texas. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 10, 2021, by Chris Kneupper of Brazoria, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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