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Reuben Vaughan
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 32° 58.862 W 098° 14.837
14S E 570331 N 3649436
Quick Description: Texas Historical Marker noting the life of Reuben Vaughan, who, with his family, were the first permanent settlers in what is now Palo Pinto County, TX. The marker is on the east side of FM 4, just north of Graford.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 4/1/2018 8:41:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMY1G0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
Views: 2

Marker Number: 4252

Marker Text:
Alabama-born Reuben Vaughan (1819-1900) migrated to Texas in 1852. He and his wife Margaret (Truelove) and their three children moved to this area in 1854 and became the first permanent settlers in present Palo Pinto County. They erected a cabin of cedar and stone near this site. A farmer and stock raiser, Vaughan maintained friendly relations with the Native Americans that roamed this region. During the Civil War, he served in a frontier battalion to protect pioneer settlements. Vaughan is buried in this family cemetery. (1979) Marker is Property of the State of Texas


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