(Donor, Land for County seat, Kaufman County)Wife of founder of King's Fort (in 1840), Frances A. King pioneered with great courage and enthusiasm in Republic of Texas. After King's death in 1846, she later (as Mrs. Tabor) entered and won election of Kingsborough for county seat of newly organized Kaufman County. In April 1851 she deeded 75 acres for townsite and a 75-acre timber tract to the county commissioners, James W. Love, J. Larkin Austin and John W. Terrell.
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|Placed By||State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 752505 N 3608978|
|Decimal Degrees||32.58953333, -96.30978333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 35.372', W 96° 18.587'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 35' 22.32" N, 96° 18' 35.22" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||972, 214, 903, 469|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101-199 TX-243, Kaufman TX 75142, US|
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