Marcus Monroe Duffey

Marcus Monroe Duffey

Birth
Georgia, USA
Death 8 Nov 1929 (aged 81)
Marysville, Cooke County, Texas, USA
Burial Marysville, Cooke County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 38548768 · View Source
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Marcus served as a Texas Ranger. Pension application paper states: "... records of this office show that M. M. Duffey was mustered into the service of Co C, Frontier Men of Clay County, Texas, at Montague, Texas, May 20, 1874, for a period of 12 months. This organization was commanded by Capt. E. F. Ikard, and was organized for the purpose of protecting the Texas Frontier against Indian depredations." (signed Robt. L. Robertson, Adjutant General, State of Texas).
He served as Justice of the Peace in Marysville for several years after he left the Rangers. He served two terms in the Texas Legislature. He introduced the bill which designated Lubbock, Texas to be the site for Texas Tech University.


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  • Created by: Jim Townsend
  • Added: 20 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38548768
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marcus Monroe Duffey (20 Aug 1848–8 Nov 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38548768, citing Marysville Cemetery, Marysville, Cooke County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Jim Townsend (contributor 46985874) .