Details for Francis Marion Henry

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5037009485


Marker Number 9485
Atlas Number 5037009485
Marker Title Francis Marion Henry
Index Entry Henry, Francis Marion
City Texarkana
County Bowie
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 433088
UTM Northing 3926873
Subject Codes state official; Civil War
Marker Year 1967
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Marker Location Rose Hill Cemetery on S. Lelia St.
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size grave marker
Marker Text (Dec. 11, 1832 - April 21, 1911) The great great grandson of Patrick Henry; served army of the Confederacy before buying tract in Texarkana about 1873. Captain Henry was elected to Texas Senate in 1876. Built first brick home in city; donated site for Methodist church. A leading city attorney for 34 years, securing wide reputation as trial lawyer. All business firms of Texarkana closed in respect at his death. Recorded, 1967

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