Near Dayton in Liberty County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
(November 23, 1808 - April 12, 1891)
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 Americans • War, 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 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ryan Cemetery Rural Shade Baptist Church (approx. 4.3 miles away); Old Wells' Store (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Schools of Tarkington Prairie (approx. 5½ miles away); Burton B. Tarkington (approx. 5.7 miles away); Oak Shade Baptist Church (approx. 9½ miles away); Daniel Donahoe Original Homestead (approx. 9½ miles away); Riggs Cemetery (approx. 10 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.