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James Allison York

 
 
James Allison York Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, August 26, 2007
1. James Allison York Marker
Inscription.  
Participated in the Capture
of San Antonio, 1835
A member of
Capt. Moseley Baker's company
at San Jacinto
Born in Kentucky
on July 4, 1800
Died in Lavaca County, Texas
February 6, 1869

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 14704.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1736.
 
Location. 30° 16.026′ N, 97° 43.607′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker can be reached from Navasota Street north of East 9th Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is in the Texas State Cemetery, Republic Hill, Section 1 (C1), Row U, Number 3. 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. Winslow Turner (here, next to this marker); Dr. Gideon Lincecum (here, next to this marker); George Weedon (here, next to this
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marker); State Cemetery of Texas (a few steps from this marker); Stuart Female Seminary (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sailor from the Belle Shipwreck (about 400 feet away); U.S. Events of World War II (about 400 feet away); Gold Star Mothers of Texas Monument (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Also see . . .
1. Texas State Cemetery - James Allison York. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
2. Wikipedia - Siege of Bexar. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
3. Wikipedia - Battle of San Jacinto. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 707 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 20, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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Apr. 14, 2021