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Dr. Thomas Jefferson Gazley

 
 
Dr. Thomas Jefferson Gazley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, August 26, 2007
1. Dr. Thomas Jefferson Gazley Marker
Inscription.  

Born in New York, January 8, 1801. Died in Bastrop County, Texas, October 31, 1853. Doctor-lawyer, soldier, legislator.

Delegate to the Second Convention of Texas, 1833 * Physician in the Army of Texas, 1835-1836 * Signer of the Declaration of Independence, 1836 * Grand Senior Warden of the Grand (Masonic) Lodge of Texas, 1837 * Member of the Second Congress, 1837-1838
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 15014.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesScience & MedicineSettlements & 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 January 1855.
 
Location. 30° 15.918′ N, 97° 43.644′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker can be reached from Navasota Street near East 7th Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is at the Texas State Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 Navasota Street, Austin TX 78702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
Gazley's Marker is on the left image. Click for full size.
By Michael Heinich, June 29, 2014
2. Gazley's Marker is on the left
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markers are within walking distance of this marker. Z.N. Morrell (here, next to this marker); James G. Wilkinson (here, next to this marker); Major William G. Cooke (here, next to this marker); Dr. George Moffit Patrick (here, next to this marker); William Vanoy Criswell (here, next to this marker); William C. Crane (here, next to this marker); Willis Avery (here, next to this marker); Philip Walker (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Also see . . .
1. Texas State Cemetery - Thomas Jefferson Gazley. (Submitted on December 26, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
2. The Gazley Bridge. Blog documenting the life of Dr. Thomas Jefferson Gazley (Submitted on December 26, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.) 
 
Back of Gazley Marker, text is the second paragraph above image. Click for full size.
By Michael Heinich, October 3, 2014
3. Back of Gazley Marker, text is the second paragraph above
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 986 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 26, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on June 29, 2014, by Michael Heinich of Austin, Texas.   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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