Christopher Colombus Doty - Eldorado, Schleicher County, Texas
Address: US 277, about 15 mi. N of Eldorado
Directions: On US 277, about 15 miles N of Eldorado
Marker #: 5413000610
Year Dedicated: 1968
Size, type: 18" x 28"
Last reported condition: REFINISH
Christopher Colombus Doty - (APRIL 16,1857-OCTOBER 26,1944) FIRST PERMANENT CITIZEN OF SCHLEICHER COUNTY. CAME TO TEXAS FROM MISSOURI,1879. SOON BOUGHT HEADQUARTERS AT TEN-MILE WATER HOLE(1/2 MI.EAST). DRILLED FIRST WATER WELL IN COUNTY 1882 AND ERECTED FIRST WINDMILL SOUTH OF CONCHO RIVER,THUS ESTABLISHED AREA'S AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY. THE ORGANIZATION OF THE COUNTY IN 1901 INCLUDED HIS PROPERTY AND HE WAS ELECTED FIRST TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR. LATER WAS JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, A RANCHER, ACTIVE METHODIST AND A MASON. HE MARRIED ALICE PANCOST ON JUNE 3,1887 AND THEY HAD ONE DAUGHTER, ANNIE MARIE. (1968)
Decimal degrees:  N 31.054806   W -100.514694
Degrees, minutes: N 31 03.288   W 0100 30.882
UTM: Zone 14, Easting 355473, Northing 3436661
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