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

John Edward Lewis

 
 
John Edward Lewis Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, August 26, 2007
1. John Edward Lewis Marker
Inscription.  

A member of Captain W. J. F. Heard's Company in the Battle of San Jacinto. Born in New York City, October 3, 1808, died April 1, 1892.

His wife Anna (Scott) Lewis Born in Albany, N. Y. 1812 died May 24, 1896.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 15075.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWar, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1853.
 
Location. 30° 15.914′ N, 97° 43.631′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. It is in Blackshear-Prospect Hill. Marker can be reached from Navasota Street north of East 7th Street, on the right when traveling north. Located in the Texas State Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 Navasota Street, Austin TX 78701, 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); Thomas Jones Hardeman (here, next to this
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marker); Bailey Hardeman (here, next to this marker); William P. Hardeman (a few steps from this marker); Stephen F. Austin (a few steps from this marker); Capt. Jesse Billingsley (a few steps from this marker); General Xavier Blanchard Debray (a few steps from this marker); Capt. and Mrs. Chauncey Johnson (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
John Edward Lewis Marker with neighboring stones image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Heinich, June 29, 2014
2. John Edward Lewis Marker with neighboring stones
 
 
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 1,076 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 20, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on June 29, 2014, by Michael Heinich of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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