John Franklin Overton

John Franklin Overton (HM1QCX)

Location: Arp, TX 75750 Smith County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 13.15', W 95° 5.781'

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(May 24, 1816 - July 29, 1879)

Born in Maury County, Tenn., came to Texas in 1845 with his wife, Jane Jameson Overton, and mother, Susan Alexander Overton. He received land grants totaling 1600 acres. His wife died in 1849, and he married Mary D. Walker in 1852. They had 11 children. During the Civil War he sold supplies to the Confederacy and was addressed as "Colonel". In 1871, he donated land to the International Railroad Company, and the town of Overton (8 miles NE) was named in his honor.
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HM NumberHM1QCX
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Marker Number7748
Year Placed1974
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 1:04pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 302441 N 3566656
Decimal Degrees32.21916667, -95.09635000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 13.15', W 95° 5.781'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 13' 9" N, 95° 5' 46.86" W
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Area Code(s)903
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18544 County Rd 2106, Arp TX 75750, US
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