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William Daniel Durham

 
 
William Daniel Durham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, February 10, 2019
1. William Daniel Durham Marker
Inscription.  
Born in England in 1814
Participated in the capture
of Bexar, December 5th to
10th, 1835. Served in
Captain William J. E. Heard's
company at San Jacinto
and was Second Lieutenant
in the Milam Guards when
he died at Houston, Aug-
ust 26, 1838

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 10652.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 45.429′ N, 95° 22.75′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on Saulnier Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in the 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. John Richardson (a few steps from this marker); Moses W. Brigham (a few steps from this marker); John Cheevers (a few steps from this marker); William S. Stilwell (a few steps
William Daniel Durham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, February 10, 2019
2. William Daniel Durham Marker
Marker is located to the left of the small tree in the middle of the photo.
from this marker); Henry Livingston Thompson (a few steps from this marker); Fielding G. Secrest (a few steps from this marker); Eli Noland (within shouting distance of this marker); William C. Swearingen (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
Regarding William Daniel Durham. According to the Handbook of Texas, William Durham's middle name was actually Davis but was incorrectly recorded as Daniel both on this marker and on the face of the San Jacinto Monument.
 
Also see . . .  Durham, William Davis - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on February 14, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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