Inscription. Born in Maine 1804. Died in Austin, Texas July 11, 1846. One of the founders of “The Telegraph and Texas Register” at San Felipe De Austin, October 10, 1835. A soldier at San Jacinto. First Chief Justice of Bexar County, 1836. Member of the Congress of the Republic, 1837.
By Keith Peterson, August 18, 2007
|1. Joseph Baker Marker|
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 14153.)
Location. 30° 16.535′ N, 97° 43.705′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Click for map. Located in Oakwood Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1601 Navasota Street, Austin TX 78702, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oakwood Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Jacob Fontaine (here, next to this marker); Peter Henry Oberwetter (here, next to this marker); Col. Lewis Miles Hobbs Washington (here, next to this marker); Major William Martin “Buck” Walton (within shouting distance of this marker); Swante Palm (about 400 feet away, in a direct line); Johann Jacob Groos (about 400 feet away); Andrew Jackson Hamilton (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Austin.
Also see . . . Handbook of Texas Online - Joseph Baker. (Submitted on December 23, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 23, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 506 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on December 23, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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