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Martin Parmer

 
 
Martin Parmer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, August 26, 2007
1. Martin Parmer Marker
Inscription.  Born in Virginia, June 4, 1778. Died in Jasper County, March 2, 1850. A delegate to the Constitutional Convention of Missouri, 1821. Senator in Legislature of Missouri. Second in command in the Fredonian War in Texas, 1826. Member of the Consultation 1835. Signed the Declaration of Independence, 1836. Parmer County, Texas named in his honor.
 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 14070.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 30° 15.921′ N, 97° 43.64′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Texas State Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 Navasota St, 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. Robert Rankin (here, next to this marker); Philip Walker (here, next to this marker); John Hawkins Singleton (here, next to this marker); Z.N. Morrell (here, next to this marker); James G. Wilkinson (here,
Martin Parmer Marker, on the right image. Click for full size.
By Michael Heinich, October 3, 2014
2. Martin Parmer Marker, on the right
next to this marker); Dr. Thomas Jefferson Gazley (a few steps from this marker); Richard Ellis (a few steps from this marker); Willis Avery (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Also see . . .  State Cemetery of Texas. Martin Parmer (Submitted on January 4, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWar, Texas Independence
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 4, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 852 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 4, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on October 3, 2014, by Michael Heinich of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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