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Athens in Henderson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Stella E. Parsons La Rue

(Feb. 16, 1874-Dec. 7, 1949)

 
 
Stella E. Parsons La Rue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Amanda Hartley, June 5, 2010
1. Stella E. Parsons La Rue Marker
Inscription. Known as first white child born in Terrell; daughter of Confederate army surgeon, Dr. Homer Lee Parsons (M.D., Yale University) and wife, Margaret C. R. R. Parsons.

In role of wife and mother "Mammy La Rue" was beloved of family and community.
 
Erected 1970 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee.
 
Location. 32° 11.988′ N, 95° 51.456′ W. Marker is in Athens, Texas, in Henderson County. Marker is on South Prairieville Street. Touch for map. Marker is inside the Athens Cemetery. Coordinates are approximate. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 S. Prairieville Street, Athens TX 75751, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph Thomas La Rue (here, next to this marker); Dulcinea Ann Holland Thompson Avriett (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Athens Cemetery (about 500 feet away); John Matthews McDonald (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Athens Review (approx. mile away); Henderson County (approx. 0.9 miles away); William Richardson (approx. 6.4 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
More about this marker.
La Rue Double Marker image. Click for full size.
By Amanda Hartley, June 5, 2010
2. La Rue Double Marker
Marker is one part of a double marker located inside Athens Cemetery. The cemetery has maps that show the location of the historical markers.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
La Rue Headstone image. Click for full size.
By Amanda Hartley, June 5, 2010
3. La Rue Headstone
Daughters of the American Revolution Marker image. Click for full size.
By Amanda Hartley, June 5, 2010
4. Daughters of the American Revolution Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2010, by Amanda Hartley of Tyler, Texas. This page has been viewed 555 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2010, by Amanda Hartley of Tyler, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Confirmation of location coordinates or picture/scan of cemetery map showing marker's location. • Can you help?
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