Bastrop in Bastrop County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
John Holland Jenkins
Texas War for Independence
During the San Jacinto
Erected 1962 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 9202.)
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, Texas Independence.
Location. 30° 6.937′ N, 97° 18.271′ W. Marker is in Bastrop, Texas, in Bastrop County. Memorial can be reached from State Highway 95, 0.1 miles north of Farm Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1307 State Hwy 95, Bastrop TX 78602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Governor J. D. Sayers (within shouting distance of this marker); Campbell Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); Jesse Halderman (within shouting distance of this marker); War Babies (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert Love Reding (about 400 feet away); H.N. (Man) Bell (about 500 feet away); William Dunbar (about 600 feet away); Texas Rangers (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bastrop.
More about this marker. The marker is located in the northeastern section of the Fairview Cemetery.
Also see . . . Jenkins, John Holland (1822–1890).
John Holland Jenkins, soldier of the Republic of Texas, Texas Ranger, Confederate soldier, and author of an important memoir, was born on September 16, 1822, in Demopolis, Marengo County, Alabama, the son of Edward and Sarah (Parrent) Jenkins. He was a man of little education but learned to write in a vigorous and cultivated style. Source: The Handbook of Texas(Submitted on April 21, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
1. State of Texas 1962 Marker
This marker is a part of the State of Texas Historical markers for the War of Texas Independence. It also has information about the marker from the Atlas of Texas Historical sites including a Texas State marker number.
— Submitted April 21, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.
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