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Nacogdoches in Nacogdoches County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

John S. Roberts

 
 
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By Steve Gustafson, January 25, 2010
1. John S. Roberts Marker
Inscription. Sheriff in Natchitoches Louisiana in 1826. One of the leaders in Battle of Nacogdoches. Member of Consultation 1835. Commanded the Nacogdoches company in storming of Bexar, 1835. Signer of Texas Declaration of Independence. Born in Virginia, July 13 1796. Died August 9, 1871

His wife
Harriett Roberts
Born April 7, 1796
Died April 5, 1874

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 9346.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 31° 36.233′ N, 94° 38.95′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker can be reached from Hospital Street near Lanana Street. Click for map. Coordinates are approximate. The marker is located inside Oak Grove Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Nacogdoches TX 75961, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Standfield Taylor (here, next to this marker); Oak Grove Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Haden Edwards (about 300 feet away); "The Treaty" (approx. 0.2 miles
John S. Roberts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, January 25, 2010
2. John S. Roberts Marker
away); Ancient Mound (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eugenia Sterne Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Bivouac and Banquet for The New Orleans' Greys (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Adolphus Sterne (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Nacogdoches.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, Texas Independence
 
 
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