Details for Magnolia

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5339007885


Marker Number 7885
Atlas Number 5339007885
Marker Title Magnolia
Index Entry Magnolia
Address 801 College St
City Montgomery
County Montgomery
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 240711
UTM Northing 3365145
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; land surveys, land companies, promotional towns
Marker Year 1966
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Marker Location
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built 1854 for Peter J. Willis and wife, Caroline Womack; named for their daughter, first child born here (later Mrs. Geo. Sealy, Galveston; Magnolia Petroleum Company was also named for her). Ilai and Melissa Davis bought house furnished in 1868. Occupied continuously by their descendants who have preserved much of the original furniture brought here by boat and wagon from New York. Anna D. Weisinger, present owner, was only other child born here. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966

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