Dulcinea Ann Holland Thompson Avriett
(1834-1920)

woman, civic leader, mother, and wife

Died aged c. 86

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Texas Historical Marker #10343

Dulcinea Ann Holland Thompson Avriett. (1834-1920) A native of Athens, Georgia, Dulcinea Ann Holland came to Henderson County with her family in 1847. She married E. J. Thompson in 1851. According to local tradition, she named the town of Athens after her birthplace. Following the death of her first husband in the 1860s, Dulcinea married James Avriett in 1867. They were the parents of two sons. She was a founding member of the local Methodist church and a dedicated civic leader. #10343

?, Athens, TX, United States where she named