Troup in Smith County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
John Franklin Overton
(May 24, 1816 - July 29, 1879)
Erected 1974 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7748.)
Location. 32° 13.15′ N, 95° 5.781′ W. Marker is in Troup, Texas, in Smith County. Marker can be reached from Farm to Market Road 345 half a mile east of County Route 230. Touch for map. The marker is located in the Elkins Cemetery, which is ¼ mile north of FM 345. Marker is in this post office area: Troup TX 75789, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Omen (Canton) Community (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Baptist Church of Whitehouse (approx. 6.9 miles away); James Calhoun Hill (approx. 9.3 miles away); Headache Springs, C.S.A. Colonel Richard B. Hubbard / Governor R. B. Hubbard (approx. 12.5 miles away); Thomas Glover Pollard, Sr. (approx. 13.2 miles away); Tyler Junior College (approx. 13.5 miles away); Colonel Thomas R. Bonner / Texas In the Civil War 1861-1865 (approx. 14.4 miles away).
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 4, 2016, by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 4, 2016, by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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