Sunday, February 1, 2009

Albert Caroll Munson 1884-1884

Albert Caroll Munson was born in Plank, Hardin County, Texas on 08 May 1884 and was the son of William Berry Munson and Julia Ann Predmore. He died in Trinity County, Texas on 30 Oct 1884 and his body was laid to rest in the Glendale Cemetary (Area 2,Section C,Plot #178).

The Inscription on the stone is "Our little boy sleeps sweetly here." son of B and A Munson.

Their is a Historical maker Marker Location: 6 mi. NE of Trinity on SH 94; 1 mi. N on Glendale Cemetery Road; Marker Text: Trinity County was created in 1850.
Settlers came to this area by 1854. By 1886, a town of about 100 had grown up near the large antebellum Tullos Plantation. In 1887 the Glendale Post Office was established. The earliest known graves in the cemetery are those of four-year-old Ida J. Arnold, who died in 1884, and infant Albert Munson, who was born and died that same year. The earliest adult grave on this site is that of H. W. Threadgill. By 1899, the year of Threadgill's death, Glendale was a boomtown of 1,200 residents due to the success of the J. I. Cameron Lumber Company and the Glendale Orchard Company. Local industry declined after 1900, and by 1914 the population had dwindled to 75. Area residents continued to care for the cemetery, which remains a chronicle of Trinity County history. (2000)

Patsy Jackson

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