Jones Creek in Brazoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
General Stephen Fuller Austin
removed the remains of
General Stephen Fuller Austin,
to the capital city of Austin,
where they were reinterred in the
and a statue erected over the grave.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical date for this entry is October 18, 1910.
Location. 28° 58.594′ N, 95° 28.381′ W. Marker is in Jones Creek, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker can be reached from Gulf Prairie Road, 0.2 miles south of Texas Highway 36, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located in the historic section of the cemetery; the above directions are to Gulf Prairie Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Freeport TX 77541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emily Margaret Brown Austin Bryan Perry (here, next to this marker); James Franklin Perry (here, next to this marker); William Joel Bryan (a few steps from this marker); Major Reuben R. Brown (a few steps from this marker); Henry William Munson (within Major James Peckham Caldwell (within shouting distance of this marker); Gulf Prairie (within shouting distance of this marker); Peach Point (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jones Creek.
Also see . . . Gulf Prairie Cemetery: A Brief History. From the web blog for Brazoria County, Texas, Genealogical Research. (Submitted on November 15, 2015.)
1. Tombstone Inscription
Eldest son of
Moses and Mary Austin.
Born 3rd of November 1793.
State of Virginia.
Departed this life
on the 27th, of December A.D. 1836
Republic of Texas,
Aged 43 years 1 month
and 24 days.
— Submitted November 15, 2015.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 584 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 15, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.