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Paris in Lamar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Travis Clack Henderson

 
 
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By QuesterMark, November 25, 2017
1. Travis Clack Henderson Texas Historical Marker
Inscription. One of eight children, Travis Clack Henderson was born in Alabama on June 24, 1836 to John Henry and Minerva Bernard Henderson. In 1856, he moved to Paris, Texas, and established himself as a farmer. He joined the local militia in 1860. During the Civil War, he served with the 32nd Dismounted Texas Cavalry as captain and staff officer, and became a prisoner of war in 1864. Released in 1865, he returned to Lamar County and wed Martha "Mattie" Susan Thomas (d. 1885) in 1866. The couple had seven children and were active in the community, especially in educational and governmental efforts. He represented the area for 12 years in the Texas House of Representatives and for two years as a State Senator. (2004)
 
Erected 2004 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13023.)
 
Location. 33° 38.59′ N, 95° 33.063′ W. Marker is in Paris, Texas, in Lamar County. Marker can be reached from 6th Street SE south of Evergreen Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker stands graveside in Evergreen Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 560 Evergreen St, Paris TX 75460, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Evergreen Cemetery (here,
Travis Clack Henderson Grave and Marker image. Click for full size.
By QuesterMark, November 25, 2017
2. Travis Clack Henderson Grave and Marker
next to this marker); Paris Cotton Compress (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Baptist Church of Paris (approx. 1.2 miles away); Robert Cooke Buckner (approx. 1.2 miles away); Paris Fire Department (approx. 1.2 miles away); St. Joseph's Hospital (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Paris Fire, 1916 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Paris Public Schools (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2018, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2018, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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