Hiram Rattan

Hiram Rattan (HM294A)

Location: Cooper, TX 75432 Delta County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 21.989', W 95° 37.883'

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(Homesite 3/10 mi.; grave 4/10 mi. north)

Delta County pioneer, born 1805. Settled in Texas, 1835, on brother Larkin Rattan's 1,000-acre land grant; later became site for city of Paris. Both Rattan families moved to Delta County in 1839. Hiram obtained two third-class land grants for producing grain and livestock. Larkin later joined the California Gold Rush, then returned to his native Illinois.

Four Rattan relatives were massacred by Texas Indians.

Civil War and politics divided family but never their devotion to Texas. Descendants include educators, military and political leaders.
HM NumberHM294A
Year Placed1967
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at 10:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 255174 N 3695009
Decimal Degrees33.36648333, -95.63138333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 21.989', W 95° 37.883'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 21' 59.34" N, 95° 37' 52.98" W
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Area Code(s)903
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4376 TX-154, Cooper TX 75432, US
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