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First of its KindOLDEST Documented Grave at Tidwell Cemetery - Limestone County, TX

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A 2001 Texas Historical Marker at Tidwell Cemetery indicates that the oldest documented grave in the cemetery is that of Nancy Hogan, from 1858.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/8/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Gunter Cemetery - Limestone County, TX

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A 2000 Texas Historical Marker at Gunter Cemetery, southwest of Thornton in rural Limestone County, TX, notes that an infant, Evan Gunter, was the first burial in the cemetery back in 1893.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/4/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Grave in Eaton Cemetery - Limestone County, TX

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A 1990 Texas Historical Marker at Eaton Cemetery, south of Thornton in rural Limestone County, TX, indicates that the oldest grave in the cemetery is that of Mary "Polly" Eaton, dating to 1848.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/22/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Cobb Cemetery - Thornton, TX

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A 2000 Texas Historical Marker at Cobb Cemetery, three miles northeast of Thornton, TX, indicates that the earliest marked grave in the cemetery is that of Brinkley Davis, way back in 1852.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/5/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST to be Buried in Vinson Cemetery - Limestone County, TX

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A 1974 Texas Historical Marker at Vinson Cemetery indicates that the first to be buried here was Wiley Vinson himself, back in 1871.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/8/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Marked Graves in Criswell Cemetery - Falls County, TX

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A 2001 Texas Historical Marker at the front of Criswell Cemetery notes that the oldest marked graves in the cemetery belong to C.M. Criswell and Thomas Durham, who were buried here within weeks of each other in 1873.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/25/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Marked Burial in Faulkenberry Cemetery - Groesbeck, TX

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A 2003 Texas Historical Marker at Faulkenberry Cemetery indicates that the first marked burial here is that of a child, dating to 1854.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/10/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Marked [Grave] Site in Hope Cemetery - Falls County, TX

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A 1980 Texas Historical Marker at Hope Cemetery in rural Falls County, TX indicates that the first marked gravesite here is that of an infant, Alma Etta Watters, dating to 1874.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/6/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindSite of the FIRST Church Established in Willow Springs - Mart, TX

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A 1977 Texas Historical Marker stands among the graves in Mart Cemetery, noting this as the site where the first church in the community was established back in 1878. Willow Springs became Mart in 1880 when it received a post office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/24/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Continuously Operating Ralston-Purina Feed Store - Mart, TX

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An addendum plaque below the Texas Historical Marker at the Watson Feed Store, 308 Texas Ave, Mart, TX, notes that it is the oldest continuously operating Ralston-Purina feed store.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/21/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Marked Grave in Ferguson Cemetery - Limestone County, TX

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A 2004 Texas Historical Marker at Ferguson Cemetery in southeastern Limestone County, TX indicates that the first marked grave in the cemetery belongs to prominent early settler, Hannah Ferguson, dating to 1866.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/4/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Grave in McKenzie Cemetery - Limestone County, TX

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A modern granite footstone at the final resting place of Elizabeth Etemon (and her baby) in historic McKenzie Cemetery indicates that hers was the first grave in the cemetery, back in 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/8/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Black Congregation in Falls County - Marlin, TX

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A 1981 Texas Historical Marker in front of the Marlin Missionary Baptist Church, 507 Bennett St, Marlin, TX, indicates that this church had the earliest Black congregation in Falls County, dating back to 1868.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/8/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Recorded Burial in Prairie Hill Cemetery - Prairie Hill, TX

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A 1994 Texas Historical Marker at Prairie Hill Cemetery indicates that the first recorded burial in the cemetery was that of a young girl, Eula Jane Howard, back in 1894.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST President and Manager of the Mexia Water, Light and Ice Company - Mexia, TX

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A bronze plaque summarizing the life and career of John Roberts Corley is attached to the Corley plot anchor in the Mexia City Cemetery, Mexia, TX. It notes him as the first president and manager of the Mexia Water, Light and Ice Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/8/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST State Tax Commissioner of the State of Texas - Mexia, TX

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The headstone marking the final resting place of William Richardson Davie III in the Mexia City Cemetery provides a summary of his career, noting him as the first State Tax Commissioner of the State of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/5/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Church Organized in [Future] Freestone County - Freestone County, TX

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A 1972 Texas Historical Marker at the gate to the Oak Island Cemetery indicates that the church that once stood here was the first to be established in what would become Freestone County. Located seven miles northwest of Teague on CR 924.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/26/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Recorded Burial in Billington Cemetery - Limestone County, TX

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A 1997 Texas Historical Marker at Billington Cemetery, one of the surviving bits of the Billington community on Limestone County Rd 110, indicates that the first recorded burial in the cemetery is that of John Sanders in 1890.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/6/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Mayor of Teague - Teague, TX

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A 1968 Texas Historical Marker at the final resting place of William Rufus Boyd, Jr., in Teague's Greenwood Cemetery indicates that he was the first mayor of Teague when it incorporated in 1906.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/22/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Home in Teague - Teague, TX

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A 1965 Texas Historical Marker notes that the Dr. Emmet Headlee House at 420 S 10th Ave is the oldest home in Teague, built in 1906.

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location: Texas

date approved: 4/8/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Recorded Burial in Shanks Cemetery - Kirvin, TX

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A 1977 Texas Historical Marker at Shanks Cemetery, south of Kirvin, TX, notes that the earliest recorded burial in the cemetery is that of Burgess A. Whatley, who died in 1892.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/12/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Person Buried in Driver Cemetery - Freestone County, TX

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A 1975 Texas Historical Marker at Driver Cemetery, between Teague and Fairfield, indicates that the first person buried here was Mary C. Driver, back in 1869.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/18/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Grave in Concord Cemetery - Waco, TX

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The modern headstone marking the final resting place of Elizabeth (Boddie) Parrish indicates that hers was the first grave in the Concord Cemetery, dating to 1869.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Licensed Female Physician in McLennan County - Waco, TX

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A 1996 Texas Historical Marker at the final resting place of Dr. Hallie Earle in Waco's historic Oakwood Cemetery notes that she became the first licensed female physician in McLennan County -- and Waco -- in 1907.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/4/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Wave of Swedish Immgration to Texas, Samuel Johan Forsgard, First Street Cemetery, Waco, TX

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Samuel J. Forsgard, a pioneer who arrived in the first wave of Swedish immigration to Texas, and whose lifetime accomplishments earned him recognition by state historic marker installed at his grave in Waco's historic First Street Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/17/2016

last visited: 7/2/2022

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