Baird in Callahan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Captain Andrew Jackson Berry
Veteran of San Jacinto • Officer in the Confederate Army • Born in Indiana, May 16, 1816 • Died at Baird, Texas, July 31, 1899
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 709.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 32° 24.524′ N, 99° 23.106′ W. Marker is in Baird, Texas, in Callahan County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 283 0.1 miles south of County Road 328, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in the northeast corner of the western section of Ross Cemetery; the above directions are to the entrance to the western section. Marker is in this post office area: Baird TX 79504, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ross Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Bankhead Highway (approx. one mile away); First Callahan Jail (approx. 1.1 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Baird (approx. 1.1 miles away); Callahan County Courthouse (approx. 1.1 miles away); Baby Treaty Oak (approx. 1.1 miles away); Callahan County (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pioneers (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baird.
Also see . . . Andrew Jackson Berry. From the Texas State Historical Association's "Handbook of Texas Online". (Submitted on February 18, 2015.)
1. Berry Family Plot
The marker rests at the head of the grave of Andrew Jackson Berry. The original headstone for his grave was moved to the northwest corner of the family plot. Also buried in the Berry family plot are his wife Mary Catherine (1853-1943), his sons George Washington (1873-1947) and Robert (Bob) Lee (1876-1948), and his granddaughter Clara Belle (1908-1911), daughter of his son Harry Myers.
— Submitted February 18, 2015.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 18, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.