Mr. and Mrs. W.P. Williams

Mr. and Mrs. W.P. Williams (HM1S5V)

Location: Santa Anna, TX 76878 Coleman County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 35.271', W 99° 13.862'

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William Patrick Williams (ca. 1818-1898) and his wife Elizabeth (Boles) (ca. 1822-1899) migrated to Texas from Mississippi during the Civil War. After a brief stay in Cherokee County, they settled in this area, arriving by wagon train. Their nearby homestead became the nucleus of the neighboring rural settlement, the site of an early school they helped establish. The Williamses and their six children survived many hardships, including Indian raids and a smallpox epidemic. William, often called "Mukewater Bill" for a stream near his home, was a pioneer area leader.
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HM NumberHM1S5V
Marker Number3507
Year Placed1981
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 478080 N 3494776
Decimal Degrees31.58785000, -99.23103333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 35.271', W 99° 13.862'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 35' 16.26" N, 99° 13' 51.72" 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 FM1176, Santa Anna TX 76878, US
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