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Manor in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Joseph J. Manor Cemetery

 
 
Joseph J. Manor Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 29, 2007
1. Joseph J. Manor Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  

Joseph J. Manor (1818-1884) came to Texas from Tennessee at age twenty, settling finally in Webberville, where he acquired land and opened a store and cotton gin. He married Caroline Scott (1830-1851) in 1847; both are laid to rest here, as are other early area pioneers. Veterans of the War of 1812, the Texas Revolution, the Mexican War, Indian conflicts, the Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korea and Vietnam are buried and honored at this site, some with national markers. An association formed in 1982 oversees the care of this cemetery that records the lives of many area settlers and their descendants.
Historic Texas Cemetery - 2001
 
Erected 2001 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15530.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
 
Location. 30° 13.781′ N, 97° 29.378′ W. Marker is in Manor, Texas, in Travis County. Marker can be reached from Sandy Brown Lane west of Webberwood Way, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map
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By Richard Denney, April 25, 2015
2. Joseph J. Manor Cemetery Marker
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. Marker is in this post office area: Manor TX 78653, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. David Crawford Edmiston (within shouting distance of this marker); James Euwin Edmiston (within shouting distance of this marker); George Self (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Home of Col. Robert M. Coleman (approx. 1˝ miles away); Webberville Ebenezer Baptist Church (approx. 1˝ miles away); Webberville (approx. 1˝ miles away); Union Lee Baptist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lockwood Cemetery (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manor.
 
Joseph J. Manor image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, April 25, 2015
3. Joseph J. Manor
Grave marker for Joseph J. Manor, cemetery's namesake
Joseph J. Manor Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney
4. Joseph J. Manor Cemetery
Panoramic view of part of the cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,044 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on April 25, 2015, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. Photos:   1. submitted on December 29, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2, 3, 4. submitted on April 25, 2015, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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