Dr John Newton Fall

Dr John Newton Fall

Birth
Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia, USA
Death 13 Nov 1866 (aged 56)
Chireno, Nacogdoches County, Texas, USA
Burial Chireno, Nacogdoches County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 44961815 · View Source
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Dr. John Newton Fall was the first white settler in Chireno, who came to Texas from Georgia with a negro slave, and secured several thousand acres of land from Juan Antonio Chirino between 1836 and 1837.In 1837, Dr. Fall sent for his family, and after living at several locations built his homestead. He sent to Georgia to secure carpenters and brick masons. They began construction of the town included a general store, a drugstore, and consulting office for his patients.

Excerpt from: The History of Chireno, The Robert Bruce Blake Collection Volume LXIV, pp. 121-137 . Special Collections, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, Texas.


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  • Created by: Fran
  • Added: 30 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44961815
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr John Newton Fall (28 Jan 1810–13 Nov 1866), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44961815, citing Lower Chireno Cemetery, Chireno, Nacogdoches County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Fran (contributor 47001337) .