Sylvester Adams

Sylvester Adams (HM1SON)

Location: Ballinger, TX 76821 Runnels County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 47.458', W 99° 57.422'

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(March 9, 1834 - Feb. 3, 1889)

Born in Tennessee, Adams as a youth came to Texas with his father. A firm believer in the Confederate cause, he served at Galveston during the Civil War.
     He helped organize Runnels County; was first county judge, 1880-1884; also served 1886-1888.
     He helped plan aid for his drouth-stricken county, 1886-1887, though many residents proudly refused to take "charity" relief.
     He was a Democrat and Baptist. He had 3 sons and 3 daughters.
Year Placed1968
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
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Date Added Sunday, June 19th, 2016 at 2:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14J E 409396 N 6482335
Decimal Degrees31.79096667, -99.95703333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 47.458', W 99° 57.422'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 47' 27.48" N, 99° 57' 25.32" W
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Area Code(s)325
Closest Postal AddressAt or near FM2887, Ballinger TX 76821, US
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