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Daingerfield in Morris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Rev. Nathan S. Johnson

 
 
Rev. Nathan S. Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 25, 2018
1. Rev. Nathan S. Johnson Marker
Reverend Johnson was a Methodist Circuit Rider.
Inscription. Born in Virginia in 1802, Nathan Johnson spent his boyhood years near Murfreesboro, Tennessee. In 1824 he was licensed to preach and served as a Methodist missionary to the Cherokee Indians and others in the Tennessee Conference. Johnson brought his wife, Sarah, and five children to Texas in 1851. For the next seven years he rode the circuit in the East Texas Methodist Conference, serving towns such as Marshall, Jefferson, Clarksville, and San Augustine. During the last years of his life, Johnson served as pastor of the Daingerfield Methodist Church. He died of pneumonia in 1860.
 
Erected 1985 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7849.)
 
Location. 33° 2.135′ N, 94° 43.365′ W. Marker is in Daingerfield, Texas, in Morris County. Marker can be reached from Lamar Street south of Cemetery Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located within the Daingerfield Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: Lamar Street, Daingerfield TX 75638, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Hussey & Logan's Mill and Gin Factory (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veteran of the American Revolution James Thompson
Rev. Nathan S. Johnson marker the grave marker of he and his wife. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 25, 2018
2. Rev. Nathan S. Johnson marker the grave marker of he and his wife.
He came to Texas in 1851 and served in these points:
Jefferson Circuit   Quitman Mission
Greenville Circuit   Panola Ciruit
Wood County Circuit   Randolph Mission
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Cumberland Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Chapel Hill College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daingerfield, C. S. A. (approx. mile away); Morris County (approx. mile away); Snow Hill Cemetery (approx. 6.4 miles away); Snow Hill Baptist Church (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daingerfield.
 
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Reverse side of grave marker for Sarah Johnson. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 25, 2018
3. Reverse side of grave marker for Sarah Johnson.
Reverend Johnson born in Virginia; came to Tennessee as a
small boy; was licensed to preach 1824; traveled in Kentucky
and Tennessee; was appointed missionary to Cherokee Indians,
1831; served in Texas from 1851 until his death.
Wide view of marker in the Daingerfield Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 25, 2018
4. Wide view of marker in the Daingerfield Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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