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Ulysses Cephas

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213 Martin Luther King St., San Marcos, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 52' 44.56430000004", -97° 56' 34.07466000012"
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    (1884-1952) The son of former slaves Joe and Elizabeth Cephas, Ulysses Cephas was born in San Marcos. He was trained at an early age to carry on the blacksmithing trade of his father. Known as Boots to his friends and family, Cephas eventually owned his own blacksmith shop and was known throughout the county for his skills in shoeing horses and creating superior wagons and farming implements. a respected community leader, he was an active member of the First Missionary Baptist Church and organizer of the San Marcos Independent Band.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Ulysses Cephas Historical Marker Location Map, San Marcos, Texas

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