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Crosbyton in Crosby County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Lamar Family

 
 
Lamar Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
1. Lamar Family Marker
Inscription. In 1892 William Percy Lamar (1889-1946) came with his parents from Tarrant County to Crosby County, settling on a 160-acre homestead. He married Sarah Elzina Henson (1892-1963) in 1912. They prospered through farming, dairying, stock raising, and business. In 1957 Elzina established the Percy and Zina Lamar Foundation. Gifts to the community include building and continued support of Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum and Community Center, a tribute to the Lamar Family and all West Texas Pioneers. Other gifts include a Masonic Hall and donations to Methodist charities.
 
Erected 1980 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3016.)
 
Location. 33° 39.473′ N, 101° 12.68′ W. Marker is in Crosbyton, Texas, in Crosby County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 82 one mile east of Front Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in the western portion of the Crosbyton Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Crosbyton TX 79322, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. J. J. Pierce (a few steps from this marker); Crosbyton Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Lamar Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
2. Lamar Family Marker
Crosby County (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Rock House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Crosbyton (approx. 1.6 miles away); Work Building (approx. 1.6 miles away); Henry Clay Smith (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lamar Building (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crosbyton.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
William Percy Lamar <small>(1889-1946)</small> image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
3. William Percy Lamar (1889-1946)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 149 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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