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Sonora in Sutton County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

W.J. & Viola Gibbons Fields

 
 
W.J. & Viola Gibbons Fields Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, May 28, 2018
1. W.J. & Viola Gibbons Fields Marker
Inscription. W.J., born in 1868, came to Sutton Co. from his home in Manor, TX. in 1887 to operate ranch land his father Dr. J.D. Fields of Manor had owned since 1883. The land remains in the family in 1990. ”Will" met Viola, daughter of Emory Gibbons, in Sonora. They married in 1894 and had these children:
Thelma Fields Johnson
Eleanor Fields Hopkins
John David Fields
Margaret Annie Fields
Mary Fields Perrine
William John Fields, Jr.
Herbert Wardlaw Fields

Fields-Johnson-Hopkins families
October 1990

 
Erected 1990.
 
Location. 30° 34.322′ N, 100° 38.665′ W. Marker is in Sonora, Texas, in Sutton County. Marker is at the intersection of North Water Avenue and East Main Street, on the right when traveling north on North Water Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located on the courthouse grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 East Oak Street, Sonora TX 76950, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Ed Jackson (here, next to this marker); William Forrest Whitehead (here, next to this marker); Crawford Benton (Dutch) Wardlaw (here, next to this marker); D.B. Cusenbary (here, next to this marker); Joe Berger (here, next to this marker); Sol & Ernestine Mayer (here, next to this marker); Leroy P. & Martha Ann Valliant (here, next to this marker); WTO Holman and Wife, Annie Gray (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sonora.
 
More about this marker. This marker is one of 22 that commemorate early settler families of Sutton County. Although the markers bear the seal of the State of Texas, these are not official historical markers placed by the Texas Historical Commission.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on June 27, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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