Joseph Peter Davidson Historical

Joseph Peter Davidson Historical (HM1UDZ)

Location: Mingus, TX 76463 Palo Pinto County
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N 32° 32.462', W 98° 27.085'

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(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.
Year Placed1978
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 551510 N 3600540
Decimal Degrees32.54103333, -98.45141667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 32.462', W 98° 27.085'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 32' 27.72" N, 98° 27' 5.1" W
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Area Code(s)254
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12 Davidson Cemetery Rd, Mingus TX 76463, US
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