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

George Self

 
 
George Self Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, July 29, 2007
1. George Self Marker
Inscription.  
A member of
Captain
Jesse Billingsley’s
company at
the Battle of
San Jacinto
April 21, 1836
Died in March, 1856.

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 14679.)
 
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 March 1856.
 
Location. 30° 13.786′ N, 97° 29.362′ W. Marker is in Webberville, Texas, in Travis County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Webberwood Way and Sandy Brown Lane. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 South Webberwood Way, Elgin TX 78621, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. David Crawford Edmiston (a few steps from this marker); James Euwin Edmiston (a few steps from this marker); Joseph J. Manor Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Home of Col. Robert M. Coleman (approx. 1.4 miles away); Webberville Ebenezer Baptist Church
George Self Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard Denney, April 25, 2015
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(approx. 1½ miles away); Webberville (approx. 1½ miles away); Union Lee Baptist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lockwood Cemetery (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Webberville.
 
More about this marker. The marker and gravesite are located at the Joseph J. Manor Cemetery.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. A Captain Jesse Billingsley Marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Find-A-Grave. George Self Find-A-Grave post with photos of gravesite and marker. (Submitted on December 26, 2009.) 

2. Captain Jesse Billingsley. A short biography of Captain Jesse Billingsley. He is buried at the Texas State Cemetery in Austin. See Find-A-Grave for additional information. (Submitted on December 26, 2009.) 

3. The Battle of San Jacinto. (Submitted on December 26, 2009.)
4. George Self bio. Brief George Self biography, from San Jacinto Museum of History website (Submitted on April 27, 2015, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 20, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,125 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on April 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. Photos:   1. submitted on December 20, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on April 25, 2015, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jan. 31, 2023