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James Wales Jones

 
 
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By Keith Peterson, August 26, 2007
1. James Wales Jones Marker
Inscription.  
Born in Georgia, 1797
One of the “Old Three Hundred” Austin colonists
A soldier in the Texas War for Independence
Died 1847
His wife, Hetty Stiles Jones
Died 1899

 
Erected 1957 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 14103.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, Texas Independence. A significant historical year for this entry is 1797.
 
Location. 30° 15.94′ N, 97° 43.637′ 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. 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. James Loraine Dallas (here, next to this marker); Thomas Pliney Plaster (a few steps from this marker); Robert Potter (a few steps from this marker); Capt. John R. Hughes (a few steps from this marker); Judge Abner S. Lipscomb (within shouting distance of
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this marker); John Hawkins Singleton (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Crudup (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Ellis (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Also see . . .  Texas State Cemetery - James Wales Jones. (Submitted on December 29, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,038 times since then and 12 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 29, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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