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

Samuel May Williams

 
 
Samuel May Williams Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 16, 2018
1. Samuel May Williams Marker
Inscription.  (Front)

In memory of
Samuel May Williams
Born in Providence, R. I.
October 4, 1795
Died in Galveston, Texas
September 13, 1858

His wife
Sarah Scott Williams
Born in Kentucky
December 7, 1807
Died in Galveston, Texas
August 31, 1860

Erected by the State of Texas

(Reverse)

Intimate Friend of Stephen F. Austin and
Secretary of Austin's Colony
Pioneer Banker
Bearer of Important Commissions
Commercially the Influential Citizen of Texas.
Colony, Republic, State
Who Served Patriotically and Efficiently
Throughout Years of Self-Sacrifice.

 
Erected 1935 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 11595.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 29° 17.587′ N, 94° 48.694′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker can be reached from the
Reverse side of Samuel May Williams Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 14, 2021
2. Reverse side of Samuel May Williams Marker
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intersection of Avenue K and 40th Street. Marker is located in Galveston's Trinity Episcopal Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4002 Avenue K, Galveston TX 77550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Louis Trezevant Wigfall (here, next to this marker); Thomas Joseph (within shouting distance of this marker); Nahor Biggs Yard (within shouting distance of this marker); Lent Munson Hitchcock (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. Commander Edward Lea (within shouting distance of this marker); George Campbell Childress (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain William S. Fisher (within shouting distance of this marker); Major John M. Allen (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Also see . . .  Williams, Samuel May - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on December 17, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Samuel May Williams Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 16, 2018
3. Samuel May Williams Marker
The general area of the Samuel May Williams Marker in the cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 14, 2021
4. The general area of the Samuel May Williams Marker in the cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 17, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.   2. submitted on August 15, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.   3. submitted on December 17, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.   4. submitted on August 15, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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Aug. 15, 2022