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Lawrence Chapel Cemetery

Texas Historical Commission Marker Number: 9258

Year Dedicated:  1970

Marker Size: 14″ x 24″

Marker Text: 

Adam Lawrence (1799-1878), pioneer farmer and cattle raiser, donated this tract in 1840. Born in Kentucky, he received a Texas land grant, 1822. Fought in Texas Revolution (1836) and many Indian battles. Once jumped horse 20 feet into river below to evade war party.   (1970)

Address: 2800 CR 473

Primary City: Thrall

Secondary Town(s): Lawrence Chapel

Additional Information:  In May & June 2017, per President of the Lawrence Chapel Cemetery Association the historical marker has been missing for years and the Association has no plans to replace the historical marker at this time, per discussion & email with Nancy Bell.

Longitude: -97.2393

Latitude: 30.4875

Verified Location:  Verified 9/22/2016 & 5/7/2017 & 6/4/2017

WCAD R326067 & R375629.     Coordinates at Adam Laurence’s headstone [Adam changed the spelling of his last name to Lawrence]