Big changes have come to Genealogy.com — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: Texas Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

WILLINGHAM CEMETERY HISTORICAL MARKER DEDICATION
Posted by: Franklin Irons Sr. (ID *****9058) Date: October 02, 2004 at 19:26:37
  of 65481

Willingham Cemetery Historical Marker dedication Saturday October 9, 2004 at 10 o'clock in the morning. By Dr. Douglas B. Willingham.

WILLINGHAM FAMILY MEMBERS WERE ORIGINAL SETTLERS AT SALADO SPRINGS (SALADO) IN THE EARLY 1850'S, THEY EVENTUALLY MOVED A FEW MILES WEST AND ESTABLISHED A SUCCESSFUL STOCK FARM OPERATION. PATRIARCH ARCHIBALD WILLINGHAM (1786-1857), A GEORGIAN BY BIRTH AND A VETERAN OF THE WAR OF 1812, WAS THE FIRST TO BE BURIED IN THE FAMILY CEMETERY ON THEIR LAND. HIS WIFE, ELLENER (BELCHER), AND THEIR SON, STERLING ANDREW JACKSON WILLINGHAM, ARE ALSO BURIED IN THE CEMETERY. THEIR GRAVES ARE THE ONLY ONES MARKED OF THE SMALL NUMBER OF BURIALS, THE CEMETERY IS ALSO KNOWN AS THE THREE CHIMNEYS AFTER THE FAMILY HOME THAT WAS NEARBY.
HISTORICAL MARKER 2003.
The Cemetery is located in the Hidden Springs subdivision 4.3 miles west of Salado,Tx. on FM 2843.


Notify Administrator about this message?
Followups:
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/tx/messages/43029.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network