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

Crawford Benton (Dutch) Wardlaw

04-17-1887 - 11-10-1954

 
 
Crawford Benton (Dutch) Wardlaw Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, May 28, 2018
1. Crawford Benton (Dutch) Wardlaw Marker
Inscription.
Son of
Newton Jasper and
Nancy Josephine Cody
Married 12-24-1911 to Emma Leann
Whitehead 12-04-1887 - 02-07-1964
Daughter of
Walter and Mary Bell Martin

Children:
Cody Martin, Crawford Whitehead (Dink), Walter Hadley, Mary Emma Wardlaw Brumley, Frances Rachel Wardlaw Carter.

Dutch, leading rancher. and banker, early promoter of wool and mohair, served as past president of: Producers Wool and Mohair Co. Del Rio, Texas; Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Asso.; National Wool Growers 1939-1940.
 
Location. 30° 34.321′ N, 100° 38.664′ 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. Joe Berger (here, next to this marker); Leroy P. & Martha Ann Valliant (here, next to this marker); W.J. & Viola Gibbons Fields (here, next to this marker); Felipe & Tomasa Lara Virgen (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Ed Jackson (here, next to this marker); Albert R. Cauthorn (here, next to this marker); William Forrest Whitehead (here, next to this marker); William Lee Miers (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 28, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on June 28, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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