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Historical Marker: Wilbur Cherry2020-01-23T15:26:22-06:00

Wilbur Cherry

Historical Marker

4115 Avenue K, Galveston, TX (Directions)

One of over 200 historical markers on the island, this marker is located at the final resting place of Wilbur Cherry. The marker was erected in 1936 by the State of Texas.

Wilbur Cherry Historical Marker

Inscribed

“Served in the Texas Army, 1836.
Purchased the Galveston News
1843. Born in New Haven, N. Y.
January 4, 1820; Died June 12, 1873.”

“His wife”

“Catherine Crosby
French Cherry”

“Born in Sligo, Ireland, February
22, 1826; Died February 15, 1909.”

“Erected in 1936 by the State of Texas.”


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