“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Rockwall County, Texas

Clickable Map of Rockwall County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Rockwall County, TX (6) Collin County, TX (102) Dallas County, TX (367) Hunt County, TX (58) Kaufman County, TX (92)  RockwallCounty(6) Rockwall County (6)  CollinCounty(102) Collin County (102)  DallasCounty(367) Dallas County (367)  HuntCounty(58) Hunt County (58)  KaufmanCounty(92) Kaufman County (92)
Adjacent to Rockwall County, Texas
    Collin County (102)
    Dallas County (367)
    Hunt County (58)
    Kaufman County (92)
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1Texas (Rockwall County), Heath — 6145 — Heath Methodist Church
Founded in 1890 at a site just south of town, this church originally was named Bethel Methodist Episcopal Church, South. The congregation and the church building moved to Heath between November 1909 and March 1910, and the original building was . . . Map (db m33404) HM
2Texas (Rockwall County), Heath — 6135 — Sterling Rex Barnes(Gravesite in Heath Cemetery)
Virginia native Sterling Rex Barnes (1799-1866) migrated to this area from Mississippi with his wife Martha Ann (Mitchell) (b.1809) and family in 1846. A pioneer settler in the community of Black Hill, now Heath, he was . . . Map (db m33403) HM
3Texas (Rockwall County), Rockwall — 6137 — Chisholm Cemetery
Enoch P. Chisholm, a circuit-riding Methodist minister, brought his family to this area in the 1860s. The community which grew up here was named in his honor. Chisholm donated land for this graveyard in 1871, and in 1875 he became the first person . . . Map (db m33405) HM
4Texas (Rockwall County), Rockwall — 6142 — First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall
On November 7, 1854, a small group of Presbyterians led by the Rev. John U. Vance gathered together to organize the Rockwall Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Beginning with twenty-three charter members, the congregation met in schools and other . . . Map (db m154865) HM
5Texas (Rockwall County), Rockwall — 13259 — The Church of Christ in Rockwall
Before establishing an independent republic in 1836, Texas settlers were expected to support the Mexican state religion. As Mexico's rule waned, residents and new arrivals to Texas organized non-Catholic churches. Among them was "the church on . . . Map (db m154922) HM
6Texas (Rockwall County), Royse City — 6144 — First United Methodist Church of Royse City
This fellowship, first known as the "Methodist Episcopal Church, South", was organized in 1887. The Rev. James McDugald (1847-1929) became the circuit rider for Royse City, Blackland, Fate, and Mt. Zion. Services were held in a schoolhouse until . . . Map (db m164317) HM
May. 18, 2021