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Near Dayton in Liberty County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

John Cherry

(November 23, 1808 - April 12, 1891)

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, August 7, 2021
1. John Cherry Marker
Inscription.  

Soldier in Capt. William Logan's company, 2nd Regiment, Volunteers, Texas War for Independence, 1836.

Born in Highland County, Ohio, came to Texas with his father, Aaron Cherry, 1818. Settled near a Coushatta Indian village. In 1838 by commission of President Sam Houston, he was interpreter for Indians in a treaty parley. He received 2 Texas land grants.

Married (1) Matilda Bridges; (2) Roxy Line White; (3) Frances Holt Smith. Had 14 sons, 7 daughters.
Recorded - 1972
 
Erected 1972 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9645.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, Texas Independence.
 
Location. 30° 13.875′ N, 94° 58.063′ W. Marker is near Dayton, Texas, in Liberty County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of State Highway 321 and County Road 300. Marker is located within Ryan Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dayton TX 77535, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ryan Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a
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2. John Cherry Marker
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direct line); Rural Shade Baptist Church (approx. 4.3 miles away); Old Wells' Store (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Schools of Tarkington Prairie (approx. 5˝ miles away); Burton B. Tarkington (approx. 5.7 miles away); Riggs Cemetery (approx. 10 miles away); The Runaway Scrape (approx. 13.6 miles away); First Methodist Church of Dayton (approx. 13.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayton.
 
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By Brian Anderson, August 7, 2021
3. John Cherry Grave Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.

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