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

David Crawford Edmiston

(March 2, 1825 – January 8, 1903)

 
 
David Crawford Edmiston Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, July 29, 2007
1. David Crawford Edmiston Marker
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A native of Arkansas, David C. Edmiston came to Texas with his family in 1835. As a young man David served with a frontier defense unit of the Texas Rangers. He later served as a Ranger in the Mexican War and was a soldier in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Married to the former Rhoda Bowen in 1856, he was the father of eleven children. His Webberville farmstead remains as a visible reminder of the area’s heritage.
Recorded - 1989
 
Erected 1989 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 14975.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 30° 13.793′ N, 97° 29.371′ W. Marker is in Webberville, Texas, in Travis County. It is in Webberwood. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Webberwood Way and Sandy Brown Lane. The marker is located in Joseph J. Manor Cemetery. Touch for map. 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
David Crawford Edmiston Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard Denney, April 25, 2015
2. David Crawford Edmiston Marker
This wider view of the marker includes a Texas Ranger cross.
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flies. James Euwin Edmiston (here, next to this marker); George Self (a few steps from this marker); Joseph J. Manor Cemetery (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 Webberville.
 
David Crawford Edmiston Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard Denney, April 25, 2015
3. David Crawford Edmiston Marker
The marker is near a covered patio in the cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,704 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on April 25, 2015, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. Photos:   1. submitted on December 26, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2015, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Feb. 6, 2023