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Darius Gregg

(Nov. 8, 1804 - Mar. 28, 1870)

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, September 3, 2018
1. Darius Gregg Marker
Inscription. Born in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Ky. Arrived in Texas, 1827. Received land grant in Austin's second colony, 1831. Fought (Oct.-Dec. 1835) in Siege of Bexar, including the Grass Fight (Nov. 26). Married Susan Speed Bowen, 1840. Was a surveyor in Houston, 1850s-60s; for Buffalo Bayou, Brazos & Colorado Railroad, 1862-63. A landholder in Denton, Grimes, and Harris counties; gave land and money to Methodist church programs. Gregg Chapel in Houston was named in his honor.
Recorded-1973

 
Erected 1973 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10673.)
 
Location. 29° 45.969′ N, 95° 23.188′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Washington Avenue and Custus Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Darius Gregg is buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Section C-2, Lot 094. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2525 Washington Avenue, Houston TX 77007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Robert Cade (within shouting distance of this marker); Belle Sherman Kendall (within shouting distance of this marker);
Darius Gregg Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, September 3, 2018
2. Darius Gregg Gravesite
Eugene Thomas Heiner (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Caspar Braun (about 300 feet away); Anson Jones (about 400 feet away); Irvin Capers Lord (about 400 feet away); James S. and Alfred T. Lucas (about 500 feet away); Colonel B.F. Terry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Darius Gregg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, September 3, 2018
3. Darius Gregg Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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