(1823 - 1897)Born in Giles County, Tennessee, Joseph Peter Davidson moved to Texas and settled in Palo Pinto County about 1856. Davidson established a trading post near this site. In 1865 he started a ranch in present Eastland County and later helped organize the county. He served as official surveyor of the Palo Pinto Land District and as Eastland County surveyor. He helped to establish a Methodist church and Masonic lodge. Married three times, he had 14 children. Davidson and many of his descendants are buried in this family cemetery, located near his Palo Pinto County homestead.
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|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 551510 N 3600540|
|Decimal Degrees||32.54103333, -98.45141667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 32.462', W 98° 27.085'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 32' 27.72" N, 98° 27' 5.1" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 12 Davidson Cemetery Rd, Mingus TX 76463, US|
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