Near Robert Lee in Coke County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
James Franklin Byrd
(December 18, 1844 - June 9, 1915)
Married Eliza Elizabeth May. Made permanent home at Pecan Mott, west of Hayrick Mountain.
Erected 1969 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2722.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
Location. 31° 57.296′ N, 100° 23.685′ W. Marker is near Robert Lee, Texas, in Coke County. Marker can be reached from Unnamed Road, ¼ mile north of Hayrick Road. Marker is located in the southeast corner of Hayrick Cemetery; the above directions are to the entrance of the cemetery. The cemetery is approximately 4 miles north of State Highway 158. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bronte TX 76933, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Hayrick (within shouting distance of this marker); Southern Overland Mail, 1858-1861 (approx. 4 miles away); Coke County (approx. 4.7 miles away); Cary Allen Gates (approx. 6.1 miles away); Locklin Bartholomew Murray (approx. 6.1 miles away); Henry Davis Pearce (approx. 6.1 miles away); Robert Lee Cemetery (approx. 6.2 miles away); First Methodist Church of Robert Lee (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Robert Lee.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 4, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.