Details for King-Lorenz House (Atlas Number 5493002953)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5493002953


Marker Number 2953
Atlas Number 5493002953
Marker Title King-Lorenz House
Index Entry King-Lorenz House
Address South 7th St.
City Stockdale
County Wilson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 600872
UTM Northing 3234266
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1984
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Private Property No
Marker Location Located on 7th Street, 3 blocks south of Main Street, Stockdale.
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text This home was constructed in 1898 for Robert and Rachel Emma (King) Smith. Rachel was the daughter of John R. King, an early Texas military and political leader. His descendants have owned the home since its construction, except for the years 1911-14. Wade Lorenz (1896-1930), a former Texas Ranger who later lived here, was a Stockdale businessman and rancher. The home is a variation of the I-house plan and features decorative woodwork on the porches. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1984 Incise on base: Dedicated to the memory of Mrs. Bernice King Lorenz Bird