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Thrall in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery

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By Keith Peterson
1. Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Established in 1882 by German, Austrian, Swiss and French settlers, the community of Sandoval developed near Turkey Creek. In March 1893, residents founded Zion Lutheran Church, with the Rev. J. Rode as the first pastor. Church members established this cemetery across the road from their first church building. The earliest documented burial took place in 1897. The congregation moved into a sanctuary adjacent to the burial ground in 1932. Today, the cemetery remains surrounded by churchyard and farmland, and it continues to serve members of Zion Lutheran Church. Historic Texas Cemetery.
Erected 2004 by the Texas Historical Commission.
Location. 30° 38.597′ N, 97° 17.724′ W. Marker is in Thrall, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker can be reached from County Road 425. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Thrall TX 76578, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of New Bern Church, School, and Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Town of Thrall (approx. 3.8 miles away); St. John Lutheran Church
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(approx. 3.9 miles away); Friendship Community (approx. 5.4 miles away); Site of Moravia School (approx. 6.8 miles away); Howard Bland, Sr. (approx. 7.1 miles away); David H. and Jerusha Dyches McFadin House (approx. 7.4 miles away); Luther Stearns, Sr. (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thrall.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 693 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 29, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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