John G. Matthews

John G. Matthews (HM1H7Z)

Location: Liberty Hill, TX 78642 Williamson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 40.638', W 97° 56.895'

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(March 3, 1824 - November 4, 1903)

Tennessee native John Giles Matthews came to Texas with his parents in 1839 and settled in the new town of Austin. A Ranger for the Republic of Texas, Matthews served in the Mexican War and the Civil War before moving to Williamson County in 1870. Here he was a farmer and was active in church, school and civic activities. The father of 9 children, he was first married to Sarah (Strong) (d. 1852). In 1855 he wed Leanorah (Carothers) (d. 1892).
HM NumberHM1H7Z
Marker Number9295
Year Placed1982
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission.
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 3:52am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 600745 N 3394311
Decimal Degrees30.67730000, -97.94825000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 40.638', W 97° 56.895'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 40' 38.28" N, 97° 56' 53.7" W
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Area Code(s)512, 254
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16101 State Rte 29, Liberty Hill TX 78642, US
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