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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Stephenville

 
Hannibal Cemetery and Daniel Roberts and Mary Anna (Garland) Thornton Marker image, Touch for more information
By QuesterMark, July 2, 2014
Hannibal Cemetery and Daniel Roberts and Mary Anna (Garland) Thornton Marker
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1Texas (Erath County), Stephenville — 6397 — Daniel Roberts Thornton and Mary Anna (Garland) Thornton(1833-1911) and (1837-1906)
D. R. Thornton from Mississippi married Mary Anna, daughter of frontier fighter Peter Garland in Anderson County, Texas, in 1853. The Thorntons settled here in 1857 as cattleraisers, and helped make this frontier safe for less hardy citizens. Mrs. . . . — Map (db m83867) HM
2Texas (Erath County), Stephenville — 15792 — Erath Arches
The Erath Arches were constructed in honor of soldier, surveyor, and legislator George B. Erath (1813-1891), for whom Erath County was named in 1856. The monument was one of many built around the state to celebrate the 1936 centennial of Texas . . . — Map (db m117455) HM
3Texas (Erath County), Stephenville — In Memory of George Bernhard Erath
Protector of the Texas frontier. Hero of San Jacinto. Major in the Confederate Army. Member of the Texas Congress and Legislature. Born in Vienna, Austria January 1, 1813. Died at Waco, Texas May 15, 1891. Erath County was named in his honor. . . . — Map (db m117456) HM
4Texas (Erath County), Stephenville — 13203 — Oak Dale Cemetery
Founders of Oak Dale community began arriving in 1867. They included: John R. Pickard; George Lidia, who became Pickard's son-in-law; the Rev. James M. Johnson, a Methodist minister; and William Jasper Mefferd. These men and their families, . . . — Map (db m83874) HM
 
 
  
 
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