“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 De Leon, Texas

Clickable Map of Comanche 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> Comanche County, TX (45) Brown County, TX (14) Eastland County, TX (46) Erath County, TX (57) Hamilton County, TX (32) Mills County, TX (20)  ComancheCounty(45) Comanche County (45)  BrownCounty(14) Brown County (14)  EastlandCounty(46) Eastland County (46)  ErathCounty(57) Erath County (57)  HamiltonCounty(32) Hamilton County (32)  MillsCounty(20) Mills County (20)
Comanche is the county seat for Comanche County
De Leon is in Comanche County
      Comanche County (45)  
      Brown County (14)  
      Eastland County (46)  
      Erath County (57)  
      Hamilton County (32)  
      Mills County (20)  
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1Texas (Comanche County), De Leon — 1187 — De Leon Peanut Company
Cotton was the major cash crop for farmers in Comanche County until the early 20th century. The combined effects of disastrous weather conditions in 1908-09, a national economic downturn, and a major infestation of the Mexican Boll Weevil in 1914 . . . Map (db m161904) HM
2Texas (Comanche County), De Leon — 2045 — Frances Marie Sparks Brown(October 17, 1849 - January 1, 1934)
Frances Marie Sparks, a native of North Carolina and daughter of Daniel and Kezziah Sparks, married Thomas Brown in 1865. They lived in Grayson County, Texas, before moving to a 410 - acre farm near here about 1876. During the 1880s and 1890s . . . Map (db m161895) HM
3Texas (Comanche County), De Leon — 5251 — Texas Central Railroad
Railroad construction in Texas, interrupted by the Civil War and by the national economic depression of the early 1870s, began a period of recovery in the late 1870s and early 1880s. Chartered on May 31, 1879, the Texas Central Railway was owned . . . Map (db m161909) HM
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Nov. 28, 2022