Jarrell in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1970 by the Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9044.)
Location. 30° 48.124′ N, 97° 36.253′ W. Marker is in Jarrell, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on County Road 313. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jarrell TX 76537, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Daniel Harrison (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Corn Hill Community (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jarrell (approx. 1.7 miles away); Community of Theon (approx. 2.8 miles away); Zion Lutheran Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); James B. Williams (approx. 6.8 miles away); Stockton Family Cemetery (approx. 7.6 miles away); John Berry, Frontiersman (approx. 8.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jarrell.
Also see . . . Handbook of Texas Online: Corn Hill, TX. (Submitted on October 8, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
1. James G. Wilkinson Dedication
Shown on Photo 3.
James G. Wilkinson, Jr. was the grandfather of Sylvia Lula Wilkinson Harrison. He served in the army of the Republic of Texas; fought in the Battle of San Jacinto, participated in the Second, Third, and Fourth Congresses of the Republic; and was the first Chief Justice of Burleson County, Texas.
His wife, Amanda Hope Wilkinson, descended from a family of patriots. Her father, James Hope, was one of the "Old Three Hundred," Austin's first colony. Her three brothers and a brother-in-law, as well as her husband, fought in the battle of San Jacinto.
The gravestone placed here was moved from the original burial site on a farm once belonging to the Wilkinsons located near Dime Box in Burleson County.
The remains of James G. and Amanda Hope Wilkinson now lie in the State Cemetery where they were moved in 1938 by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
— Submitted July 27, 2013, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.
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