Thomas C. and Eliza V. Felps

Thomas C. and Eliza V. Felps (HM2F4S)

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N 30° 11.767', W 98° 19.94'

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Born in Tennessee in 1836, Thomas C. Felps came to Texas in 1850 and to this area in 1856. He earned a living by freighting and joined the Blanco County Rangers during the Civil War. In 1863 he married Eliza V. White (b. 1846), a native of Ohio. In the summer of 1869, the couple lived with Eliza's parents while Thomas recovered from a fever. Her father, newly-appointed County Judge S. T. White, had gone to Blanco on July 21, 1869, when Thomas and Eliza were killed by a band of Indians on Cypress Creek. Only Eliza was scalped. The couple's orphaned children, Thomas and Caroline, were cared for by Eliza's parents.
HM NumberHM2F4S
Year Placed1975
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Date Added Monday, March 25th, 2019 at 11:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 564268 N 3340705
Decimal Degrees30.19611667, -98.33233333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 11.767', W 98° 19.94'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 11' 46.02" N, 98° 19' 56.4" W
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