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James Wales Jones

 
 
James Wales Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, August 26, 2007
1. James Wales Jones Marker
Inscription.
Born in Georgia, 1797
One of the “Old Three Hundred” Austin colonists
A soldier in the Texas War for Independence
Died 1847
His wife, Hetty Stiles Jones
Died 1899

 
Erected 1957 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 14103.)
 
Location. 30° 15.94′ N, 97° 43.637′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker can be reached from Navasota Street. Click for map. Texas State Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 Navasota St, Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Pliney Plaster (a few steps from this marker); John Hawkins Singleton (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Ellis (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Rankin (within shouting distance of this marker); Martin Parmer (within shouting distance of this marker); Willis Avery (within shouting distance of this marker); Philip Walker (within shouting distance of this marker); Z.N. Morrell (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Austin.
 
Also see . . .  Texas State Cemetery - James Wales Jones. (Submitted on December 29, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, Texas Independence
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 848 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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