Matthew Arnold Parker

Matthew Arnold Parker (HM20UI)

Location: Hemphill, TX 75948 Sabine County
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N 31° 23.722', W 93° 50.101'

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(May 17, 1801 - March 19, 1862)

First Chief Justice of Sabine County, Republic of Texas, Parker was born in Georgia. He came here from Louisiana in 1822, settling at this site which was on land later included in his Headright Grant from the Republic. In 1836 he served in the defensive Sabine Volunteers. President Sam Houston appointed him Chief Justice (or County Judge) in Dec. 1836, and he was on a commission to detect fraudulent land claims in 1840. After his wife Mary (Isaacs) died (1845), he married Elizabeth Lowe. He was father of 16 children. He died in DeWitt Country, and was buried near Nordheim.
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HM NumberHM20UI
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Year Placed1974
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 420613 N 3473721
Decimal Degrees31.39536667, -93.83501667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 23.722', W 93° 50.101'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 23' 43.32" N, 93° 50' 6.0599999999999" W
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Area Code(s)409, 281
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4697 State Hwy 87, Hemphill TX 75948, US
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