Georgetown in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
William Cornelius Dalrymple
(August 3, 1814 – March 29, 1898)
North Carolina native William Cornelius Dalrymple served in the Texas Revolutionary forces and as a Texas Ranger during the 1830s. He married Elizabeth Wilbarger in Bastrop County, Texas, in 1840, and settled on the San Gabriel River in 1846. He served Williamson County as one of six commissioners to select the county seat, as Tax Assessor/Collector, and as State Representative in 1855 and 1857. In 1860 Texas Governor Sam Houston appointed him his aide-de-camp and Commander in Chief of the Texas Militia. In 1865 he served as state Senator and delegate to Texas’ Constitutional Convention.
Erected 1994 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15002.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, Texas Independence. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
Location. 30° 37.485′ N, 97° 40.565′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 E 20th St, Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John McQueen Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); A. W. Sillure House (approx. half a mile away); Harrell-Stone House (approx. half a mile away); J. A. McDougle Home W.Y. Penn Home (approx. half a mile away); Cooper Sansom House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marsh F. Smith House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Burcham House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
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