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Caspar Braun

(March 16, 1822 - October 14, 1880)

 
 
Caspar Braun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, September 3, 2018
1. Caspar Braun Marker
Inscription. A native of Germany, Caspar Braun was educated in Switzerland. A physician and teacher as well as a Lutheran clergyman, he was sent to Pennsylvania as a missionary in 1847. He arrived in Houston in 1850. The following year he organized the first German Evangelical Lutheran Church and was elected first president of the German Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Texas. Braun and his wife Margaret (Bohmert) were the parents of eight children.
Recorded-1989

 
Erected 1989 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10618.)
 
Location. 29° 46.013′ N, 95° 23.155′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker can be reached from Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Caspar Braun is buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Section D-1, Lot 041. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2525 Washington Avenue, Houston TX 77007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Robert Cade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Darius Gregg (about 300 feet away); Belle Sherman Kendall (about 400 feet away); Eugene Thomas Heiner (about 500 feet away); Anson Jones
Caspar Braun Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, September 3, 2018
2. Caspar Braun Grave Marker
(about 500 feet away); Houston Cemetery Company (about 600 feet away); James S. and Alfred T. Lucas (about 600 feet away); David Finney Stuart, M.D. (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
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Caspar Braun Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, September 3, 2018
3. Caspar Braun Gravesite
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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