Waco in McLennan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
William McKendree Lambdin
(January 16, 1811 - September 11, 1867)
A native of Virginia, William McKendree Lambdin was the son of a Methodist minister. In 1834, he married Phebe G. Lamb, and after her death in 1849 he married Susan A. Thompson (1830-1910) in 1855. Two years later, the Lambdins moved to Texas and settled in Waco. Ordained in the Methodist church, Lambdin began his ministry in Texas as President of Waco Female College in 1857. He later served churches in Bosqueville, Houston and Waco, and was presiding elder of the Fort Worth District from 1860 to 1864. He died of Yellow Fever in 1867.
Recorded - 2001
Erected 2001 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 12381.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
Location. 31° 33.234′ N, 97° 7.115′ W. Marker is in Waco, Texas, in McLennan County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Texas Ranger Trail and North Interstate 35 Frontage Road. The marker is located in the south Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Texas Ranger Trail, Waco TX 76706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Johan Forsgard (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Hudson Barron (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); First Street Cemetery (about 300 feet away); Hebrew Rest (about 400 feet away); The Texas Rangers and the Fence Cutters (about 500 feet away); Waco (about 500 feet away); The Original Fort Fisher (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waco.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.