miles southeast) Among family members buried there: John
A. Brackenridge (1800-62), a Warrick County, Ind., neighbor from whom
young Abraham Lincoln borrowed law books, 1855 founder of Texana
Presbyterian Church; His son, George W. Brackenridge (1832-1920),
emissary to Benito Juaréz in Mexico from President Lincoln in 1860s,
Founder (1866) San Antonio National Bank, Donor San Antonio's Brackenridge
Park, Member first Board of Regents, the University of Texas, serving 30
years, philanthropist; Daughter Mary Eleanor Brackenridge (1837-1924), on
first Board of Regents, CIA (Texas Woman's University).
Location: Texana Museum grounds,
403 Wells St., Edna.
Photograph by Sara Burt