John M. Vines Historical

John M. Vines Historical (HM1SZE)

Location: Jefferson, TX 75657 Marion County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 46.022', W 94° 20.893'

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Born in Alabama. Joined W. P. Lane Rangers, C.S.A., 1861; was discharged 1865, rank of farrier.

Served as sheriff-tax collector for Marion County, 1874-1876.

In April, 1877, sent as agent of the state of Texas to bring Abe Rothschild back to Jefferson from Ohio to stand trial for the murder of "Diamond" Bessie Moore (one of the sensational murder trials of the 19th century.)

Construction superintendent for Jefferson Federal Courthouse, 1888.

Year Placed1967
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 11th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 373720 N 3626264
Decimal Degrees32.76703333, -94.34821667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 46.022', W 94° 20.893'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 46' 1.32" N, 94° 20' 53.58" W
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Area Code(s)903, 430
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 507-501 N Line St, Jefferson TX 75657, US
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