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Blackshear-Prospect Hill in Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Thomas Jones Hardeman

 
 
Thomas Jones Hardeman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, August 26, 2007
1. Thomas Jones Hardeman Marker
Inscription.  
Born in Tennessee
January 31, 1788
Died in Bastrop County, Texas
January 11, 1854.
His wife
Eliza De Witt Hardeman
Born Sept. 17, 1809
Died Feb. 8, 1863.
Reverse
Member Second Congress
Republic of Texas;
Chief Justice of Bastrop County
Member of the State Legislature
Most Worshipful Grand Master
of the Grand Masonic Lodge
of Texas, 1850
Hardeman County, Texas was named
in honor of the two brothers,
Bailey and Thomas Jones Hardeman.

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 14277.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1847.
 
Location. 30° 15.914′ N, 97° 43.634′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. It is in Blackshear-Prospect
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Hill. Marker can be reached from Navasota Street north of East 7th Street. The marker is in the Texas State Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 Navasota St, Austin TX 78702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Moseley Baker (here, next to this marker); John Edward Lewis (here, next to this marker); Bailey Hardeman (here, next to this marker); Capt. and Mrs. Chauncey Johnson (here, next to this marker); Daniel Shipman (a few steps from this marker); William P. Hardeman (a few steps from this marker); Philip Walker (a few steps from this marker); General Xavier Blanchard Debray (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Also see . . .  State Cemetery of Texas: Thomas Hardeman. (Submitted on December 20, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
 
Thomas Jones Hardeman Marker reverse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Heinich, October 3, 2014
2. Thomas Jones Hardeman Marker reverse
Thomas Jones Hardeman Marker located center-left image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Heinich, October 3, 2014
3. Thomas Jones Hardeman Marker located center-left
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 20, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,136 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 20, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2, 3. submitted on October 3, 2014, by Michael Heinich of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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