Blanco in Blanco County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Jesse L. McCrocklin
(November 8, 1800 - March 22, 1888)
Resided at Washington-on-the-Brazos; present Kendall County, finally settled on his land grant in Blanco County. Worked as stock raiser, farmer, and blacksmith. Was member of the Masonic Order.
Married Isabella Harris (1812-1902). They had four or more children.
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3284.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, Texas Independence. A significant historical year for this entry is 1833.
Location. 30° 5.587′ N, 98° 25.094′ W. Marker is in Blanco, Texas, in Blanco County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Callahan Street and Jones Avenue. The marker is located in northern section by the old entrance to the Blanco Cemetery on Callahan Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blanco TX 78606, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured Blanco Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Blanco Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Blanco County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Adrian Edwards Conn Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Blanco High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mt. Horeb Baptist Church (approx. 6.9 miles away); Peyton Colony (Board House) (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blanco.
Also see . . . McCrocklin, Jesse Lindsay (1805–1888). There is a folk tale that he lost his home gambling and then moved to Blanco County. (Texas State Historical Association - Handbook of Texas) (Submitted on March 23, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 23, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.