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

In Memory of Mrs. Rebecca Lamar

 
 
Mrs. Rebecca Lamar Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, February 10, 2019
1. Mrs. Rebecca Lamar Marker
Inscription.  
Widow of John Lamar and
mother of Mirabeau B. Lamar
Died at "Oak Grove" in Houston
July 26, 1839

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 10716.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWomen. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 29° 45.466′ N, 95° 22.738′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on West Dallas Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located in Founders Memorial Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1217 West Dallas Street, Houston TX 77019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. David Porter Richardson (a few steps from this marker); Gravesite of John Kirby Allen (1810-1838) (a few steps from this marker); Augustus Chapman Allen (a few steps from this marker); James Collinsworth (a few steps from this marker); Amos B. Edson
Mrs. Rebecca Lamar Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, February 10, 2019
2. Mrs. Rebecca Lamar Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Archibald S. Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker); John R. Reid (within shouting distance of this marker); Major Isaac N. Moreland (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 13, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.

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Jul. 4, 2022