Bryan in Brazos County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
(c. 1811 - 1874)
Isom Palmer, whose name has various spellings, was born to Martin and Sarah (Hardwick) Parmer. In 1825, the Palmer (Parmer) family moved to Texas, settling near Nacogdoches the next year, and participated in the 1826 Fredonian Rebellion. Palmer fought under Capt. John M. Bradley during the Siege of Bexar in late 1835. He then served as sergeant-at-arms at the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence at Washington-on-the-Brazos. He later wed Laura E. Dougherty and moved to Brazos County in the early 1870s.
Recorded - 2006
Erected 2006 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13455.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, Texas Independence. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
Location. 30° 41.04′ N, 96° 22.025′ W. Marker is in Bryan, Texas, in Brazos County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Texas Avenue and North Washington Avenue. The marker is located in the northwest section of the Bryan City Cemetery along a cemetery Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1111 North Texas Avenue, Bryan TX 77803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Eric Jenkins (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Veterans in Bryan City Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bryan City Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Black Education in Bryan (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mount Calvary Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of Odd Fellows University and Orphans Home (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Joseph School (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Joseph Catholic Church (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bryan.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 6, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.