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By Brian Anderson, July 1, 2018
First Baptist Church of Madisonville
Texas (Madison County), Madisonville — 12041 — First Baptist Church of Madisonville
In 1856, two years after the formation of Madisonville, J. W. D. Creath, a missionary to the fledgling State of Texas for the Southern Baptist Convention, deeded two town lots south of this site to the trustees of Madisonville Baptist Church. In . . . — Map (db m119573) HM
Texas (Madison County), Madisonville — 18729 — Jubal Richard Parten
Born in Madisonville on February 16, 1896, Jubal Richard "J.R." Parten secured his legacy as a pioneer in the American oil industry and a reputation in local, state and national politics. Studying government and law at the University of Texas, . . . — Map (db m135787) HM
Texas (Madison County), Madisonville — 11258 — Madison County
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Texas (Madison County), Madisonville — 11257 — Truman Kimbro (1918-1944)
Madison County native Truman Kimbro was born in Cottonwood (6 mi. W), and attended school in nearby Center. Drafted into the army in December 1941, he arrived in Europe in October 1943 with the 2nd Engineer Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was . . . — Map (db m119571) HM
Texas (Madison County), Madisonville — 11265 — Wilson Chapel Methodist Church
Organized in 1873 by the Rev. W. A. Parks and ten charter members, the Methodist Episcopal Church was the second African American church in Madisonville. Early worship services were held in members' homes and a brush arbor. In the absence of a . . . — Map (db m135754) HM
Texas (Madison County), Normangee — 9621 — El Camino Real The Old San Antonio Road
First blazed in 1691 by Captain Don Domingo Teran de Los Rios, first provincial governor of Texas, in an expedition officially directed by Father Fray Damian Massanet O.F.M. apostolic missionary and explorer in Texas. The general route was northeast . . . — Map (db m68680) HM

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