In December, the Tehuacana Cemetery received the Historic Texas Cemetery designation from the Texas Historical Commission. Click here to read a history of the cemetery.
Those pictured were among several receiving First Families certificates in a ceremony during the Limestone County Commissioners' Court on November 12. Certificates were presented by County Judge Richard Duncan while First Families Coordinator Linda Jordan presented biographical information for the recipients' ancestors. The early settlers of Limestone County who were honored were William Kirk Robinson, Brinkley Davis, Amy Keith Moody, Mary Rhodes Stafford, Seth Hurin Bates, Elias E. East, Pinkney Far Favors, Martha Ellen Webb Favors, Rosezena Graham Favors, James Alexander Graham, Mary Ann Glover Graham, Andres Lewis Durham, Katy Louise Bell Durham, Fannie Mae Durham Nicholson, Judge James Kimbell, Annie Viola Cobb Kimbell, Fountain Brodie Kimbell, Sr., Karen Ann Johnson Gandy, Grant Glenn Gandy, Garrison Davis Gandy, James Richard Bullard, Jerusha Kennington Ward Bullard, Mary Ann Jerusha Bullard Wilson, James Riley Wilson, Ellen Stanten Monaghan, Lillie Belle Monaghan Wilson, and Homer Tom Wilson.
In a special ceremony conducted by the Limestone CHC at Louisiana Hall in Tehuacana on October 11, ten descendants of early Limestone County settler James Alfred Head were presented First Families certificates by Limestone County Judge Richard Duncan. Certificates were presented to Barbara Merle Bounds Jacobs, Joel Eugene Ferris, Joelyn Kaye Ferris Parker, Trinity Anne Parker, William "Bill" Floyd Ferris, Evelyn Rosalie Miller, Sarah Bounds Ferris Rodriguez, Violet June Rodriguez, Vincent Arian Rodriguez, and Barbara Joy Ferris Wooters.
Old Fort Parker
March 3, 2020
The Limestone CHC receives Distinguished Service Award.
If you are interested in serving on the CHC, please contact your county commissioner or the county judge.