Details for Noah Griffith and Esther Wightman Griffith

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5339007881

Data

Marker Number 7881
Atlas Number 5339007881
Marker Title Noah Griffith and Esther Wightman Griffith
Index Entry Griffith, Noah, and Esther Wightman Griffith
Address
City Dobbin
County Montgomery
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 233683
UTM Northing 3356928
Subject Codes pioneers
Marker Year 1980
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Marker Location FM 1486, 4 mi. south of Dobbin (in front yard)
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size grave marker
Marker Text Members of Stephen F. Austin's second colony, Noah Griffith (1786-1853) and his wife Esther (Wightman) (1788-1863) came to Texas in 1829 from New York. They lived in the port community of Matagorda before moving here in 1831. This site is part of their original Mexican land grant. Griffith was a farmer and miller, and the Griffith home was used as an early polling place.

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