Brahan Lodge No. 226, A.F. & A.M.
Marker Text: Set to work U.D. June 22, 1868. Chartered June 16, 1859. Named for Dr. Robert W. Brahan, John Rhodes King first worshipful master. Members included veterans of Texas War for Independence, Mier expedition, Mexican War, Indian campaigns. The quarried stone, hauled it to site by ox-cart, completed hall 1871.
In it Churches met, children were educated.
Members served in every American war, in Civil War were in Hood's Texas Brigade, Terry's Texas Rangers, Parsons' Texas Cavalry, 3rd Texas Infantry, Walker's division, Ireland's company, Cibolo Guards, Mustang Grays. From Chickamauga to Atlanta to Mansfield to Appomatox to Brahan Lodge, veterans of that war this marker is dedicated:
Robert Adams, Irvin H. Armstrong, Thos. H. Barry, James Edwin Beck, Haywood Brahan, Gen. Robert. W. Brahan, Emery C. Barker, M.A. Broach, Sanford Brown, Stephen T. Cook, R.B. Curry, H. Fourham, T.B. Fowler, Ed Frances, W.F. Gardner, Bennett Henderson, Connally F. Henderson, S.L. Herron, David H. Houston, Ross Houston, Russell Houston, J. Humphries, T.D. James, J.T. Johnson, John Rhodes King, W.A. King, Felix A. Knox, V.R. Knox, R.N. Leigh, Robt. Lenox, Levi Maddox, J.G. Maddox, Emil Morosa, Sam H. Milam, Wm. Morris, J.M. Morrison, R.G. Murray, Chas. A. McAlister, Sam W. McClain, Richard D. McGee, G.M. McKay, J.K. New, D.C. Newton, Jas. Newton, N.M. Newton, Wm. Northcraft, C.R. Patton, T.J. Reese, Jas. D. Sanders, Wm. D. Scull, J.A. Sharpless, Robt. Sharpless, J.W. Thompson, Eli Toole, Jas. M. Trainer, L.J. Vivian, J.E. Watkins, John A. Wells, L.S. White, Hugh W. Wiseman, Wm. R. Wiseman, Henry Yelvington. (1965)
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Aluminum 27 x 42 Subject Marker
Geographic: 29.353634, -98.118561
Location: 121 Bluebonnet Drive, La Vernia
Marker Erected: 1962
Marker No: 487