Details for Martha Adams Runnels

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5037012411


Marker Number 12411
Atlas Number 5037012411
Marker Title Martha Adams Runnels
Index Entry Runnels, Martha Adams
City Texarkana
County Bowie
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes governors; women, women's history topics
Marker Year 1969
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Marker Location Rose Hill Cemetery, on Lelia St.
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size grave marker
Marker Text (March 26, 1836 - July 19, 1907) A first lady of Texas. Wife of H. W. Runnels, member of legislature 1857-59. During these years she and husband lived in Governor's Mansion, where she was the official hostess for her bachelor brother-in-law, Gov. Hardin Richard Runnels. Recorded - 1969 Incise on base: Erected by Lone Star Chapter Daughters of American Revolution and Bowie County Historical Survey Committee.

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