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Jeddo in Bastrop County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Rev. Benjamin F. Fry

 
 
Rev. Benjamin F. Fry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 23, 2021
1. Rev. Benjamin F. Fry Marker
Inscription.  
Participated in the
Siege of Bexar, 1835
the Battle of San Jacinto, 1836
the Mexican War, 1846
Born in Georgia
September 15, 1800
Died in Texas
October 3, 1872

His wife
Nancy Carter Fry
Born in Georgia
Died in 1867

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 15, 1800.
 
Location. 29° 48.868′ N, 97° 18.945′ W. Marker is in Jeddo, Texas, in Bastrop County. Marker can be reached from Jeddo Road (County Highway 297) ¼ mile north of Farm to Market Road 713. The marker is located in the north section of the Jeddo Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1946 Jeddo Road, Rosanky TX 78953, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Socrates Darling (a few steps from this marker);
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Delhi (approx. 4.9 miles away); Leander C. Cunningham (approx. 7.8 miles away); Rosanky Cemetery (approx. 8.3 miles away); Hopkinsville Lodge No. 183, A.F. & A.M. (approx. 8.4 miles away); The Town of Waelder (approx. 8½ miles away); Colony Cemetery (approx. 8.7 miles away); Young School House and Cemetery (approx. 12.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Fry, Benjamin Franklin (1800–1872). Benjamin Franklin Fry, soldier and Baptist minister nicknamed the "fighting parson," was born in Wilkes County, Georgia, on September 15, 1800, the son of Benjamin and Mary Ann Fry. He married Nancy Carter of Virginia on December 23, 1819. The couple resided in Henry County and in La Grange, Georgia, until 1834, when they moved to Crockett, Texas. Source: The Handbook of Texas (Submitted on August 30, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
Additional commentary.
1. State of Texas 1936 Historical Marker
This marker is a part of the State of Texas Historical markers for the War of Texas Independence.
    — Submitted August 30, 2021,
The Rev. Benjamin F. Fry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 23, 2021
2. The Rev. Benjamin F. Fry Marker
by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.
 
The view of the Rev. Benjamin F. Fry Marker in the cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 23, 2021
3. The view of the Rev. Benjamin F. Fry Marker in the cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 31, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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