(Nov. 6, 1784 - Jan. 26, 1859)Born in Chesterfield, Mass., Luther Stearns lived in the frontier regions of four states before moving to newly formed Williamson Co., Texas, in 1848. In 1850 he bought 650 acres on the San Gabriel River, where he built a 1-1/2 story log home and farmed the land. Upon his death, Stearns was buried near his home in the family cemetery, which was destroyed early in the 20th century. Near this marker is the grave of his youngest son, H. T.
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|Placed By||The Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 6:57am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 653557 N 3383513|
|Decimal Degrees||30.57426667, -97.39866667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 34.456', W 97° 23.92'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 34' 27.36" N, 97° 23' 55.20" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1101 Farm to Market Rd 427, Taylor TX 76574, US|
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