Heath in Rockwall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Sterling Rex Barnes
(Gravesite in Heath Cemetery)
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6135.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 32° 50.386′ N, 96° 28.762′ W. Marker is in Heath, Texas Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 Farm to Market Road 1140, Rockwall TX 75032, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Heath Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anderson Family Cemetery (approx. 4.1 miles away); James and Margaret Loving (approx. 4.8 miles away); Tripp Baptist Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); Chisholm Cemetery (approx. 5.9 miles away); Brooklyn Lodge No. 386, A.F. & A.M. (approx. 5.9 miles away); Long Creek Cemetery (approx. 5.9 miles away); Hillcrest Cemetery (approx. 6 miles away).
Also see . . . Biography of Sterling Rex Barnes. He began the trip to Texas in 1846 with his wife and nine children ranging from the oldest, Amanda Caroline, and her husband, William Jordan Bowden, and youngest, baby Lucy Ann, two months old. Their slaves Jim and Jane Collier came also. Eight children born in Texas were recorded in the Barnes family Bible. (Submitted on July 24, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2010, by Amanda Hartley of Tyler, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,176 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2010, by Amanda Hartley of Tyler, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.