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

William Tom

 
 
William Tom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, August 26, 2007
1. William Tom Marker
Inscription.  

Who served under General Jackson in the Creek War, 1813
Soldier in the Army of Texas, 1835
Born in Maury County, Tennessee January 12, 1792
Died in Guadalupe County, Texas February 15, 1871

His wife Kissiah Hines Tom
Born October 15, 1805
Died July 13, 1862
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 15305.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1978.
 
Location. 30° 15.923′ N, 97° 43.638′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Navasota Street and East 8th Street, on the right when traveling north. 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 markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Rankin (here, next to this marker); Martin Parmer (here, next to this marker); Hardin Richard Runnels (here, next to this marker); John Hawkins Singleton
William Tom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, February 4, 2021
2. William Tom Marker
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(here, next to this marker); Judge Abner S. Lipscomb (here, next to this marker); Frances and Benjamin McCulloch (here, next to this marker); Richard Ellis (a few steps from this marker); Philip Walker (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Also see . . .
1. Texas State Cemetery - William Tom. (Submitted on July 18, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
2. Wikipedia - Creek War. (Submitted on July 18, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 621 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 18, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on February 17, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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