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Searcy in White County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Spanish Land Grant to John Fayac

 
 
Spanish Land Grant to John Fayac Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2018
1. Spanish Land Grant to John Fayac Marker
Inscription.
Marking
Spanish Land Grant
to a native of France
John Fayac
given prior to 1800 and
patented by him 1805

"These are pioneer souls who
have blazed their paths,
where no highway ever ran"

 
Erected by Robert S. Cannon Chapter National Society U. S. D. 1812 State of Arkansas.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United States Daughters of 1812 marker series.
 
Location. 35° 15.278′ N, 91° 42.833′ W. Marker is in Searcy, Arkansas, in White County. Marker is at the intersection of Davis Drive and Old Searcy Landing Drive, on the right when traveling north on Davis Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2102 Davis Drive, Searcy AR 72143, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brig. Gen. Dandridge McRae (approx. one mile away); Searcy Landing in the Civil War / Guerrilla War on the Little Red (approx. one mile away); White County Confederate Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away); White County Vietnam Memorial (approx. 1.4
View of Old Searcy Landing Road east towards the old ferry crossing at Little Red River. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2018
2. View of Old Searcy Landing Road east towards the old ferry crossing at Little Red River.
miles away); White County Court House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Action At Whitney's Lane (approx. 2.2 miles away); Action at Des Arc Bayou (approx. 5.1 miles away); Naval Combat at West Point / Combat on the Little Red River (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Searcy.
 
Regarding Spanish Land Grant to John Fayac. The Robert Cannon Chapter of the U.S.D. (United States Daughters) - 1812 was organized in 1929 and located in Beede, Arkansas. It has disbanded.

Searcy Landing was the Ferry Crossing on the Grand Glaise - Searcy Stagecoach Road where it crossed the Little Red River and on the West bank. French pioneer, John Fayac had received Spanish Land Grant (#2312) at the Little Red River before 1800.
 
Also see . . .
1. First page of John Fayac's Spanish Land Grant claim. (jpg). (Submitted on April 20, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Second page of John Fayac's Spanish Land Grant claim. (jpg). (Submitted on April 20, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Spanish Land Grant to John Fayac Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2018
3. Spanish Land Grant to John Fayac Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 20, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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