Sarah E. Owens - Lorena Cemetery - Lorena, TX
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N 31° 22.460 W 097° 13.085
14R E 669456 N 3472461
Woodmen Circle monument for Sarah E. Owens in historic Lorena Cemetery, Lorena, TX.
Waymark Code: WM1824H
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 05/14/2023
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Right behind Mrs. Owens you'll George Fryer and his wife, Lucy. The latter was murdered in 1916, and the "justice" meted out to her alleged assailant, Jesse Washington, was a lynching known as "The Waco Horror."

The inscription on Mrs. Owens's monument reads:

Sarah E.
Wife of
S.T. Owens
1876 - 1906
At Rest
Was the inscription legible?: Yes

Location of Marker/Monument: Cemetery

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