Near Teague in Freestone County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Captain Richard B. Haley
(July 27, 1810 - July 19, 1877)
A veteran of 1835 Texas armed resistance to Mexican forces. Participated in the Grass Fight (Nov. 26), and in victory at San Antonio on Dec. 10, 1835. Haley was born in Tennessee. In 1824, he moved to present Shelby County, Texas. For his services as an early colonist and soldier, he was given six land grants. After 1850 he lived in Leon and Freestone counties. Twice married, he had three children.
Recorded - 1971
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9881.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, Texas Independence. A significant historical date for this entry is December 10, 1835.
Location. 31° 34.35′ N, 96° 15.912′ W. Marker is near Teague, Texas, in Freestone County. Marker can be reached from County Highway 731 1.2 miles east of Farm to Market Road 80. The marker is located in the northern section of the Salem Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Teague TX 75860, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Salem Predestinarian Baptist Church and Cemetery (within shouting distance of this Union Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Dr. Emmet Headlee House (approx. 3˝ miles away); John F. Wallace House (approx. 3.8 miles away); William Rufus Boyd, Jr. (approx. 3.9 miles away); The “Boll Weevil” Railway (approx. 3.9 miles away); Town of Teague (approx. 3.9 miles away); Llewellyn Notley (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Teague.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 21, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.