J.W. Clampitt

J.W. Clampitt (HM26SY)

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

N 31° 43.033', W 99° 57.935'

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(November 25, 1849 - May 20, 1927)

Pioneer Texas cattleman and law officer. Reared in Denton County, he joined brother-in-law in ranching, 1883-1886.They moved to "Free Grass" county of Presidio and ran Chalk Valley Ranch. Sometimes had to drive cattle 50 miles to water. On the range, carried their food in typical pioneer "greasy sack".

After losing herd in 1885-1886 drouth, Clampitt went into the hardware business with R.A. Hall in Ballinger. Served as second county sheriff - tax collector (1890-1896). By first wife Elizabeth (McAuley), he had 5 children; by second wife Callie (Mansker), 3.
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HM NumberHM26SY
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Year Placed1969
Placed ByTexas Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, April 13th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 408514 N 3509497
Decimal Degrees31.71721667, -99.96558333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 43.033', W 99° 57.935'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 43' 1.9800000000001" N, 99° 57' 56.1" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2103 Hutchins Ave, Ballinger TX 76821, US
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