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Taken 20-May-17
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Keywords:Benjamin F%d Gholson, Coryell County Historical Marker
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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size6.3 MB
Image typeJPEG
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Date taken20-May-17 11:11
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Camera modelNIKON D90
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ISO speedISO 200
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Benjamin F. Gholson

Benjamin F. Gholson

Evantbr/ Coryell County, Texasbr/ 31 27.780' N 98 09.364' Wbr/ Directions: Start at the intersection of Langford Cove Road and SH-281. Go .8 miles south on Langford Cove Road. The cemetery is on the right (west) side of the br/ Text: (Nov. 17, 1842-April 3, 1932) Born in Falls County. Son of early Texas settlers Albert G. and Elidia Anderson Gholson. After 1858-1859 service with Texas Rangers, he re-enlisted in company under Capt. J. M. Smith, and in 1860 aided in the rescue of Cynthia Ann Parker, kidnapped by Comanche Indians in 1836. Served in 2nd Regiment, Texas Cavalry in Civil War. Married Jane Adaline Langford. Prominent stockman, was active in the Texas Ex-Rangers Association.