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Near Round Rock in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Major Robert McNutt

 
 
Major Robert McNutt Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 12, 2022
1. Major Robert McNutt Marker
Inscription.  
Born May 1, 1795
Commanded the Texas Forces at the
Harrisburg Camp during the Battle of
San Jacinto. Soldier in the War of 1812.
Died August 31, 1853

His Wife
Mary Jackson McNutt
Born October 6, 1796
Died December 28, 1867

 
Erected 1963 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 15279.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar of 1812War, Texas IndependenceWomen. A significant historical date for this entry is May 1, 1795.
 
Location. 30° 32.042′ N, 97° 35.649′ W. Marker is near Round Rock, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on Benelli Drive, 0.1 miles west of Star Ranch Blvd, on the right when traveling west. The marker and Allen-McNutt Cemetery are located 250 feet north of Benelli Drive between two new buildings. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 204 Benelli Drive, Round Rock TX 78664, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hutto Baptist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of Stony Point School (approx.
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1˝ miles away); Klattenhoff House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Confederate Chaplains (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cabin from Gabriel Mills Area (approx. 2.4 miles away); Hutto Lutheran Cemetery (approx. 2˝ miles away); Hutto (approx. 2.9 miles away); Hutto Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Round Rock.
 
Also see . . .  McNutt, Robert (1795–1853). Texas State Historical Association
Robert McNutt, pioneer farmer, Indian fighter, and officer in the Texas Revolution, was born on May 1, 1795, in Maury County in what later became Tennessee. In September 1813 he enlisted as a private to fight in the War of 1812. By October 1814 he was a lieutenant in the Twenty-seventh Regular Tennessee Militia, and by 1826 he was a first major in the Second Regiment of Maury County. While in Tennessee McNutt also engaged in land speculation and operated an inn. On February 26, 1818, he married Mary Jackson of Maury County. They had four sons and six daughters. McNutt's youngest son and daughter were born in Texas. The McNutt family moved to Texas in 1834 and, after
Major Robert McNutt Marker and Gravestone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 12, 2022
2. Major Robert McNutt Marker and Gravestone
receiving two headrights in Williamson and Austin counties, settled near Bellville, Austin County. On March 1, 1836, McNutt assumed the rank of captain and joined lieutenants Gibson Kuykendall and John Burleson in forming a company of Austin County volunteers to relieve the Alamo. After the fall of the Alamo, McNutt and his company, under the command of Gen. Sam Houston, joined in the retreat from Gonzales.
(Submitted on November 15, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
The Major Robert McNutt Marker is next to the tree on the left side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 12, 2022
3. The Major Robert McNutt Marker is next to the tree on the left side
The view of the Allen-McNutt Cemetery from the street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 12, 2022
4. The view of the Allen-McNutt Cemetery from the street
The cemetery is behind the sand pile and under the tree.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 15, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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