“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 Haltom City, Texas

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Fort Worth is the county seat for Tarrant County
Haltom City is in Tarrant County
      Tarrant County (237)  
      Dallas County (371)  
      Denton County (92)  
      Ellis County (79)  
      Johnson County (46)  
      Parker County (46)  
      Wise County (49)  
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1Texas (Tarrant County), Haltom City — 14811 — Archibald Franklin Leonard
A native of Pennsylvania, Archibald Franklin Leonard (1816-1876) moved to Missouri in the 1830s where he married Mary Ann Foster (1822-1904) in 1839. In 1845, along with many of their neighbors, the Leonards migrated to Texas. Leonard was awarded . . . Map (db m173411) HM
2Texas (Tarrant County), Haltom City — 412 — Birdville Baptist Church
Organized late in 1853 by J. Boone, S. Elliott, J. Freeman, W. Giddens, and R. Pickett. After an 1856-1864 lapse, reorganized as the United Baptist Church at Fossil Creek. In 1917 congregation adopted present name.Map (db m189276) HM
3Texas (Tarrant County), Haltom City — 413 — Birdville Cemetery
The oldest marked grave in this pioneer community cemetery is that of Wiley Wilda Potts (Dec. 20, 1822 - Dec. 15, 1852). The one-acre tract, then part of the George Akers Grant, was legally set aside for burial purposes before 1860. More land was . . . Map (db m173303) HM
4Texas (Tarrant County), Haltom City — 2387 — Harper's Rest Cemetery
Henry Jackson Harper (1844-1928) brought his family to this area from Tennessee in 1894. This cemetery was begun when the child of a family traveling through the area died and was buried in grove of trees on the Harper Farm. Harper's grandson, . . . Map (db m147241) HM
5Texas (Tarrant County), Haltom City — 20186 — Judge Benjamin Franklin Barkley(1822 - 1882)
In 1855 Benjamin F. Barkley, a Kentucky physician, with his wife Malinda Elizabeth Duncan (1827-1917) and their children settled on a farm at Birdville. There he practiced medicine, became a lawyer, and a charter member of Masonic Lodge No. 148 in . . . Map (db m201916) HM
6Texas (Tarrant County), Haltom City — 5759 — West Fork Baptist Association
On Oct. 12-13, 1855, representatives of 12 frontier churches met in the Birdville Baptist Church to form the West Fork Association of United Baptists. Created to serve area congregations, the association provided a vital link in the early efforts . . . Map (db m189275) HM
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Oct. 3, 2022