John G. Matthews House

John G. Matthews House (HMSPC)

Location: Liberty Hill, TX 78642 Williamson County
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N 30° 38.457', W 97° 52.839'

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After coming to Texas with his parents in 1840, John G. Matthews (1824-1903) joined a Ranger company and fought in the Mexican War (1846-48). He married Nancy Leanorah Carothers (1838-93) and in 1872 built this hand-hewn native limestone house, which his family occupied until about 1885. Matthews' son, Joseph Neely Matthews (1866-1944), a teacher and justice of the peace, later enlarged the pioneer-style dwelling, now (1976) owned by his daughter, Myreta Matthews.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Number9296
Year Placed1976
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 7:30pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 607261 N 3390345
Decimal Degrees30.64095000, -97.88065000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 38.457', W 97° 52.839'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 38' 27.42" N, 97° 52' 50.34" W
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Area Code(s)512, 254
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 658-694 Co Rd 263, Liberty Hill TX 78642, US
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