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

Michael Robert Pilley

 
 
Michael Robert Pilley Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, September 19, 2020
1. Michael Robert Pilley Marker
Inscription.  

A member of the Mier Expedition, 1842
Born in Grantham, England March 30, 1820
Died January 4, 1865
Erected by the State of Texas 1936
 
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 4018.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, Mexican-American. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 4, 1865.
 
Location. 29° 56.685′ N, 96° 15.027′ W. Marker is in Bellville, Texas, in Austin County. Marker can be reached from Amthor Street, 0.1 miles south of East Main Street (Farm to Market Road 529). The Michael Robert Pilley marker is in the Oak Knoll Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bellville TX 77418, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oak Knoll Cemetery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bellville Turnverein Pavilion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joachim H. Hintz (approx. ¼ mile away); L.A. and Adelheid Machemehl House
Michael Robert Pilley Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, September 19, 2020
2. Michael Robert Pilley Marker
Looking toward the south at the marker.
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(approx. ¼ mile away); E.O. Finn Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Harigel House (approx. half a mile away); Austin County Jail (approx. half a mile away); First National Bank of Bellville (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellville.
 
Michael Robert Pilley Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, September 19, 2020
3. Michael Robert Pilley Marker
Looking toward the west at the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 67 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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