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County was named for Martin Parmer. Martin Parmer was born in Virginia,
& lived on the Missouri frontier before it became a
State. In 1826-1827. He was a leader of the
Fredonian Rebellion in the Nacogdoches/San Augustine
area. Almost 10 years before the Texas Revolution,
there was an attempt to declare Texas independence from
Mexico. In 1835, Parmer was
elected as a delegate from Teneha to the Consultation of 1835
at San Felipe de Austin.
In March of
1836, Martin Parmer was elected a the delegate from the San
Augustine Municipality to the General Convention at
Washington on the Brazos. Martin Parmer signed the
Declaration of Independence from Mexico. He was Chairman of the committee that drafted
the Constitution of the Republic of Texas. In 1839, he appointed
chief Justice of Jasper County, Texas. Martin Parmer died in 1850. He was
married 4 times and had at least 16 children. The County Seat is Farwell.
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is memorial day to a soldier. This project is our way of
honoring all of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our
Our thoughts and prayers are
with the family members and loved ones of those that gave their
lives to fight for our country.
May God give you peace in your heart and strength to carry on.
They proudly served their country.
Now, they proudly serve with angel's wings.
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Every day should be Veterans
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reflect, and thank those who serve in our armed forces, both
past and present? This project is our way of honoring all
Veterans who served his or her country for our freedom. Thank
you and God Bless!