Erected May 14, 1967

in memory of

Rev. William Mitchell (1793-1867)

First Pastor - First Presbyterian Church

and other yellow fever victims

who lie in unmarked graves on this site

And in appreciation of

all pioneer church members

buried here

First Presbyterian Church - Organized May 12, 1867

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Photo Credit:  Rosa G. Gonzales


1.  Corpus Christi History by Murphy Givens

            Corpus Christi Caller Times (August 8, 2001). Available on microfilm.

 

2.  Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1867








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