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Nacogdoches in Nacogdoches County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

John S. Roberts

 
 
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By Steve Gustafson, January 25, 2010
1. John S. Roberts Marker
Inscription.  Sheriff in Natchitoches Louisiana in 1826. One of the leaders in Battle of Nacogdoches. Member of Consultation 1835. Commanded the Nacogdoches company in storming of Bexar, 1835. Signer of Texas Declaration of Independence. Born in Virginia, July 13 1796. Died August 9, 1871

His wife
Harriett Roberts
Born April 7, 1796
Died April 5, 1874

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 9346.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 31° 36.233′ N, 94° 38.95′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker can be reached from Hospital Street near Lanana Street. Coordinates are approximate. The marker is located inside Oak Grove Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nacogdoches TX 75961, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Standfield Taylor (here, next to this marker); Oak Grove Cemetery
John S. Roberts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, January 25, 2010
2. John S. Roberts Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Haden Edwards (about 300 feet away); "The Treaty" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ancient Mound (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eugenia Sterne Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Bivouac and Banquet for The New Orleans' Greys (approx. ¼ mile away); Home of Adolphus Sterne (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nacogdoches.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,005 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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