Dr. Lilburn Howard Colley

Dr. Lilburn Howard Colley (HM11O1)

Location: Colleyville, TX 76034 Tarrant County
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N 32° 53.097', W 97° 9.411'

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A veteran of the Union Army during the Civil War, Dr. L. H. Colley (1843-1924) and his wife, Martha Sabrina (Fowks) (1860-1914), migrated from Missouri to Texas in 1880. They settled in Bransford community in 1885, where Dr. Colley became a respected physician and an election official for the Pleasant Run school district. In 1914, when Walter G. Couch opened a grocery store in a two-room building near the Colley's home, Dr. Colley suggested naming the area Colleyville. The community has grown to include Bransford, Old Union, Pleasant Glade, Pleasant Run, and Spring Garden.
HM NumberHM11O1
Marker Number1272
Year Placed1983
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 7:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 672414 N 3640038
Decimal Degrees32.88495000, -97.15685000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 53.097', W 97° 9.411'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 53' 5.82" N, 97° 9' 24.66" W
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Area Code(s)817, 682
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 198 Terra Cotta Ln, Colleyville TX 76034, US
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