Brenham in Washington County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
(1800 - 1864)
A native of Ireland, Moses Baine came to the United States in 1819. In 1830 Baine and his wife, Cecilia (Inglesby), joined Stephen F. Austin's colony at San Felipe. A veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto, Baine established a permanent home near Brenham in 1837. He later participated in the Somervell Expedition as a member of the Republic of Texas Army. Baine returned to his home in 1843 and became a successful stock raiser and farmer.
Recorded - 1983
Erected 1983 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 8294.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, Texas Independence.
Location. 30° 9.33′ N, 96° 24.517′ W. Marker is in Brenham, Texas, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Prairie Lea Street and Joseph Street. The marker is located in the south east section of the Lea Prairie Cemetery near the road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1004 Prairie Lea Street, Brenham TX 77833, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this George Washington Petty (a few steps from this marker); Prairie Lea Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mills Roberson “Burney” Parker (about 400 feet away); Blinn College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Brenham Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mt. Zion United Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); Hogan Funeral Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brenham.
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1. Moses Baine. Baine's family records, they resided nine miles from San Felipe, and according to family tradition, their house was the only one in the colony that had glass panes in its windows. Also according to family records, they had twelve head of cattle, three horses, and plenty of hogs; it was also noted that Moses Baine taught the children of the colony and in addition farmed. Source: The Handbook of Texas (Submitted on January 23, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
2. Battle of San Jacinto. The battle of San Jacinto was the concluding military event of the Texas Revolution. Source: The Handbook of Texas (Submitted on January 23, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 23, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 23, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.