“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Cotton Gin, Texas

Clickable Map of Freestone 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> Freestone County, TX (38) Anderson County, TX (52) Henderson County, TX (38) Leon County, TX (18) Limestone County, TX (40) Navarro County, TX (105)  FreestoneCounty(38) Freestone County (38)  AndersonCounty(52) Anderson County (52)  HendersonCounty(38) Henderson County (38)  LeonCounty(18) Leon County (18)  LimestoneCounty(40) Limestone County (40)  NavarroCounty(105) Navarro County (105)
Fairfield is the county seat for Freestone County
Cotton Gin is in Freestone County
      Freestone County (38)  
      Anderson County (52)  
      Henderson County (38)  
      Leon County (18)  
      Limestone County (40)  
      Navarro County (105)  
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1 Texas, Freestone County, Cotton Gin — 11886 — Cotton Gin Cemetery
Margarette Wills, her slaves and her son James S. Wills came to this area in 1845. Dr. James S. Wills is credited with the establishment of the Cotton Gin community in 1848. According to family history, Dr. Wills gave the land for a public . . . Map (db m167982) HM
2 Texas, Freestone County, Cotton Gin — 9870 — Ghost Town of Cotton Gin
Settled prior to 1848, when Dr. J.S. Wills established a mule-drawn Gin here. Post Office was founded in 1851, the year county was organized. Dr. Wills gave a block of land for courthouse, but voters declined to make Cotton Gin the county seat. . . . Map (db m201826) HM
3 Texas, Freestone County, Cotton Gin — 9898 — Oak Island Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
First church organized in what was to become Freestone County. Started Sept. 11, 1847, by five charter members: Mrs. Mary Archibald, Samuel N. Archibald, Thos. W. Archibald, Eloisa Patton and Mrs. Mary S. Patton, whose husband donated land for . . . Map (db m167984) HM
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Apr. 24, 2024