John G. Matthews

John G. Matthews (HM2CC)

Location: Liberty Hill, TX 78642 Williamson County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 40.753', W 97° 56.886'

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Tennessee native John Giles Matthews came to Texas with his parents in 1839 and settled in the new town of Austin. A Ranger for the Republic of Texas, Matthews served in the Mexican War and the Civil War before moving to Williamson County in 1870. Here he was a farmer and was active in church, school and civic activities. The father of 9 children, he was first married to Sarah (Strong) (d. 1852). In 1855 he wed Leanorah (Carothers) (d. 1892).
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HM NumberHM2CC
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Marker Number9295
Year Placed1982
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 9:11pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 600758 N 3394523
Decimal Degrees30.67921667, -97.94810000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 40.753', W 97° 56.886'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 40' 45.18" N, 97° 56' 53.16" W
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Area Code(s)512, 254
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16200-16272 TX-29, Liberty Hill TX 78642, US
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