Milam County Historical Commission
Milam County, Texas
Milam County Historical Commission - Milam County, TX
Statue of Ben Milam at Milam County, TX Courthouse
Old Junior High School Building, Rockdale, TX
Milam County Courthouse - Cameron, TX
Preserve America
William Persky

From Rockdale: 14 miles north on FM487
in Sharp Cemetery 
very last grave in NW side of Cemetery

William Persky

William Persky (Nov. 21, 1844 - Feb. 9,
1945) A native of Germany, William Persky
migrated to the United States with his
family at the age of eight. He enlisted
in the Confederate army during the Civil
War and served time as a prisoner of war.
A farmer, Persky lived in Austin and Bell
counties before moving to this area in
1925. He lived to be 100, and at the time
of his death in 1945 was the oldest
resident and the last Confederate veteran
of Milam County.
Erected 1982