Markers Commemorating Our Family Members
I wrote about in the last post, I have three family members that
fought at the Battle of Kings Mountain during the American Revolution.
They were: Samuel Evans, John McAdoo, and Southy Nelson. Samuel
Evans was a private in the Virginia Cont’l Line. John McAdoo was
from North Carolina, I am still researching the McAdoo line.
Location: US 29 at NC 216 northeast of Grover Cleveland County,
Jacob Holtzclaw was the original immigrant from the Siegerland
area in Germany brought to Virginia to work for Spotswood in 1714
At the time, the Germanna area was the westernmost outpost of
38° 42.212' N, 77° 52.396' W. Marker is near Warrenton, Virginia,
in Fauquier County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Highway
(U.S. 211) and Holtzclaw Road (Route 681), on the right when traveling
east on Lee Highway. Marker is in this post office area: Warrenton
VA 20186, United States of America.
husband's g-grandfather, Abraham Littau, was the first to be interned
in the Kiowa Cemetery in Lipscomb County, Texas outside of Booker.
Abraham was killed by lightning while fixing a fence. All of the
families buried in this cemetery are related to each other. All
were German-Russians who immigrated from Russia, Abraham in 1907.
N 36° 24.444 W 100° 30.070
course, there has to be one relative that becomes so famous he has
multiple historical markers -- mine is Black Jack Ketchum. This
marker is located on NM Highway 209 south of Tucumcari, New Mexico
or N 34° 59.409 W 103° 44.816.
second historical marker is for Black Jack Ketchum's Hideout. Located
at N 36° 30.625 W 104° 55.05213S E 507384 N 4040566 or at Highway
NM21 and US Highway 64 in Cimarron, New Mexicio.
third plaque commemorating Black Jack Ketchum's death hangs on the
Union County Sheriff's Office indicates that, on this site, outlaw
Black Jack Ketchum was hanged in 1901. The office is behind the
Union County Courthouse, 200 Court St., Clayton NM.
about all for now. I will keep looking for those roadside markers commemorating
the members of our family. If you know of one I don't have, please email
it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org
North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program
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