Details for Edward D. and Mary S. Miller (Atlas Number 5023001396)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5023001396


Marker Number 1396
Atlas Number 5023001396
Marker Title Edward D. and Mary S. Miller
Index Entry Miller, Edward D. and Mary S.
City Seymour
County Baylor
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 477417
UTM Northing 3714990
Subject Codes county official; women, women's history topics; pioneers
Marker Year 1971
Marker Location from Seymour, take FM 114 SE about 1 mi. SE to FM 186. Take 1286 S. 1 mi. to Old Seymour on west side of road.
Marker Size grave marker
Marker Text Edward D. Miller (1829-1880) Mary S. Miller (1838-1890) One of four couples who were cofounders of town of Seymour; he was born in Tennessee, she in Arkansas. Wealthy plantation owners, they came to this area in 1878 after economic hardships of Civil War and Reconstruction. From 160 acres of land here, they donated streets in "Miller Addition" and part of Courthouse Square. Both were active in real estate promotion. E. D. Miller was also Justice of the Peace. Recorded, 1971.