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William Gammell

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, February 10, 2019
1. William Gammell Marker
Inscription.  
Born in Scotland.
Fought at San Jacinto
in Captain A. H. Wyly's
company. Died in
Houston, April 10, 1869
and was buried here.

His widow

Jane McDaniel
Gammell


Died November 11, 1908
and was buried in the
Glenwood Cemetery


(Supplmental Plaque:)
Later research shows William Gammell (Oct. 18, 1812-Apr. 10, 1869) was buried in the Masonic Cemetery (now Sam Houston Park) on Apr. 11, 1869 and reinterred in the German Society Cemetery (now Washington Cemetery) on Jan. 22, 1900. His wife, Jane McDaniel Gammell (Mar. 28, 1825-Nov. 12, 1908) was interred in the German Society Cemetery on Nov. 13, 1908.

Texas Historical Commission - 2006

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 10668.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 45.445′ N, 95° 22.737′ 
William Gammell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, February 10, 2019
2. William Gammell Marker
W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on Valentine Street, on the right when traveling south. 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. Major Isaac N. Moreland (a few steps from this marker); Fielding G. Secrest (a few steps from this marker); Jacob Maybee (a few steps from this marker); Augustus Chapman Allen (within shouting distance of this marker); Moses W. Brigham (within shouting distance of this marker); Amos B. Edson (within shouting distance of this marker); John Cheevers (within shouting distance of this marker); Harvey Homan (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. William Gammell's Marker in Washington Cemetery
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 14, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 100 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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