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Taken 9-Dec-17
Visitors 17

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Categories & Keywords

Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory:North America
Subcategory Detail:United States of America
Keywords:Coryell County Historical Marker, Jesse Graham
Photo Info

Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size6.38 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken9-Dec-17 16:49
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D90
FlashNot fired, auto mode
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Jesse Graham

Jesse Graham

Gatesvillebr/ Coryell County, Texasbr/ 31 26.240' N 97 43.955' W Directions: Start at the intersection of Osage Road and 22nd Street. The Restland Cemetery is on the north side of the intersection. The marker is on the right (east) side of the cemetery near the br/ Text: (1804-1887) Noted Coryell County pioneer and pastor Jesse Graham was born in North Carolina. He moved with family to Tennessee and then to Alabama, where he married Martha Jane Fanning and became a Primitive Baptist minister. By 1850, the Grahams, who would have twelve children, were in Texas. In 1855, they moved to Coryell County, settling along Brown's Creek. The next year, Graham organized Sugarloaf Baptist Church, which he pastured. He also helped establish Rainey's Creek Baptist Church. Elder Jesse Graham served as a circuit riding preacher to a large portion of central Texas. After his death, he was buried in Graham Cemetery before being reinterred in Restland Cemetery