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First United Methodist Church of Centerville Marker Area image, Touch for more information
By Larry D. Moore, June 22, 2019
First United Methodist Church of Centerville Marker Area
Texas (Leon County), Centerville — 16837 — First United Methodist Church of Centerville
Circuit riders Henry H. Cassady and George W. Tittle served local Methodists before a formal church organized in 1850. H. D. Hubert was the first appointed preacher in 1853. The congregation met in a schoolhouse before building a sanctuary in 1871. . . . — Map (db m135877) HM
Texas (Leon County), Centerville — 9624 — Fort Boggy
Pioneers who settled in this area about 1840 included members of the Middleton, Byrns, Staley, Erwin, Jones, Capp, Bloodworth, Philpott, Easton, Howell, and Hinton families. Nearby Kichai and Kickapoo Indian camps afforded these early settlers . . . — Map (db m119705) HM
Texas (Leon County), Centerville — 9628 — Leon County
. . . — Map (db m119576) HM
Texas (Leon County), Centerville — 9629 — Leon County Courthouse
Built 1887 of slate brick, locally made. One of oldest Texas courthouses still in its original state. County created in 1846. County seat was moved from Leona to Centerville in 1850. Two earlier courthouses have occupied this site. . . . — Map (db m119577) HM
Texas (Leon County), Leona — 9622 — Site of the First Court House Built in Leon County
Here a log building was erected in 1846. County officials installed Nov. 12, 1846 Geo. V. Lusk, Chief Justice Wm. Childress, Probate Judge Israel P. Reinhardt, County Clerk Wm. B. Middleton, Sheriff David Foster, Coroner Baxter King, . . . — Map (db m119575) HM

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