Central East Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
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 State of Texas. (Marker Number 14070.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers • War, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 2, 1915.
Location. 30° 15.921′ N, 97° 43.64′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. It is in Central East Austin. Marker can be reached from Navasota Street north of East 7th Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is 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 Robert Rankin (here, next to this marker); Philip Walker (here, next to this marker); William Tom (here, next to this marker); Major William G. Cooke (here, next to this marker); John Hawkins Singleton (here, next to this marker); Z.N. Morrell (here, next to this marker); William C. Crane (here, next to this marker); James G. Wilkinson (here, next to 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,010 times since then and 38 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.