(Aug. 5, 1826 - Jan. 1865)Born in Mississippi, Dizenia Peters moved to Texas with her parents about 1835. She married William P. Smith in 1844, and had a son, James. After Smith's death, she married George W. Todd (1827-1901) in 1851; they had 3 daughters. Todd and members of his wife's family settled this area in the 1850s and were among the first Mason County officials. Mrs. Todd and a black servant girl were fatally wounded in an Indian attack near this site and buried in adjacent unmarked graves.
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|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, December 31st, 2015 at 9:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 478100 N 3395769|
|Decimal Degrees||30.69451667, -99.22866667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 41.671', W 99° 13.72'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 41' 40.26" N, 99° 13' 43.2" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||830, 325|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near Ranch Rd 2389, Mason TX 76856, US|
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