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Anderson in Grimes County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Kenneth Lewis Anderson

 
 
Kenneth Lewis Anderson Marker Front image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, June 16, 2018
1. Kenneth Lewis Anderson Marker Front
Inscription.
Front:
Erected by the State of Texas
in memory of
Kenneth Lewis Anderson
Born in Hillsboro, North Carolina, Sept. 11, 1805
District Judge, Speaker of the House of the Sixth Congress
and last Vice President of the Republic of Texas
Died July 3, 1845
The name of the town of Fanthorp was changed to Anderson in his honor

Rear:
In memory of
Patience Burdett
Wife of Kenneth Lewis Anderson
Born in Shelbyville, Tennessee, Dec. 25, 1806
Died July 4, 1886
Buried at San Antonio, Texas

 
Erected 1932 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 18060.)
 
Location. 30° 28.947′ N, 95° 59.128′ W. Marker is in Anderson, Texas, in Grimes County. Touch for map. Marker is located within the Fanthorp Family Cemetery, across the road from Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 579 South Main Street, Anderson TX 77830, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Michael Moore Kennard (a few steps from this marker); Fanthorp Inn (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); La Bahia Road (approx. mile away);
Kenneth Lewis Anderson Marker Rear image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, June 16, 2018
2. Kenneth Lewis Anderson Marker Rear
Rocky Creek Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grimes County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Memory of Jesse Grimes and Mathew Caldwell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grimes County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anderson.
 
Also see . . .  Anderson, Kenneth Lewis - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on June 18, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Fanthorp Family Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, June 16, 2018
3. Fanthorp Family Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 18, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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