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Georgetown in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

William Cornelius Dalrymple

(August 3, 1814 – March 29, 1898)

 
 
William Cornelius Dalrymple Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, June 28, 2007
1. William Cornelius Dalrymple Marker
Inscription. North Carolina native William Cornelius Dalrymple served in the Texas Revolutionary forces and as a Texas Ranger during the 1830s. He married Elizabeth Wilbarger in Bastrop County, Texas, in 1840, and settled on the San Gabriel River in 1846. He served Williamson County as one of six commissioners to select the county seat, as Tax Assessor/Collector, and as State Representative in 1855 and 1857. In 1860 Texas Governor Sam Houston appointed him his aide-de-camp and Commander in Chief of the Texas Militia. In 1865 he served as state Senator and delegate to Texas’ Constitutional Convention.
 
Erected 1994 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15002.)
 
Location. 30° 37.485′ N, 97° 40.565′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 E 20th St., Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John McQueen Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); A. W. Sillure House (approx. half a mile away); Harrell-Stone House (approx. half a mile away); J. A. McDougle Home (approx. half
William Cornelius Dalrymple Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, June 28, 2007
2. William Cornelius Dalrymple Tombstone
a mile away); W.Y. Penn Home (approx. half a mile away); Cooper Sansom House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marsh F. Smith House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Burcham House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Also see . . .  Handbook of Texas Online: Dalrymple, William Cornelius. (Submitted on December 14, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 659 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 14, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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