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FM 39, off FM 164, 10 mi. SE of Groesbeck, Groesbeck, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 31° 30' 45.164664", -96° 20' 12.245892"
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     Behind this marker is town site of Personville, begun in 1854 by Benjamin D. Person, Sr. 1855 postmaster was Wm. Person. Grayson Masonic Lodge 265, chartered 1861, demised 1889. Nelleva cut-off, built in 1906 was abandoned 1933. J. D. Hudson was first teacher in district school, 1908. By 1915 had blacksmith shop, lumber yard, bank, hotel, 12 mercantiles, two drugstores, three doctors. Dr. G. H. Stephens was outstanding. Fire razed town, October 1916. Rebuilt, it soon faded away. Post office was abolished 1952.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Personville Historical Marker Location Map, Groesbeck, Texas

Related Themes: Texas Freemasons, Masonic Lodges, Freemasonry
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