(1898-1992)A fourth-generation Texan, Thelma Pugh-Lindholm descended from Irish emigrants Thomas and Margaret (McCann) Pugh, who purchased from empresarios McMullen and McGloin in 1835 a Mexican league and labor of land across the Nueces River from present-day George West. Born in 1898 to grandson Charles and Lucy (Crawford) Pugh, Thelma grew up on the original Pugh homestead. First educated at home, Thelma then lived with her mother's parents to attend school in Oakville. Grandfather Crawford sparked a love in Thelma for Live Oak County and Texas history. Later living with an aunt, Thelma graduated from Three Rivers High School. She acquired a teaching certificate then a Baccalaureate and Master's Degree with her thesis on the history of Oakville from Texas College of Arts and Industries (Texas A&I) in Kingsville. She continued studies at the University of Texas and Texas A&M.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 586791 N 3134561|
|Decimal Degrees||28.33436667, -98.11455000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 28° 20.062', W 98° 6.873'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||28° 20' 3.7200000000001" N, 98° 6' 52.38" W|
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