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Capt. Jesse Billingsley

 
 
Capt. Jesse Billingsley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, August 26, 2007
1. Capt. Jesse Billingsley Marker
Inscription. A soldier in the Army of Texas, 1835. Commander of Company C. First Regiment, Texas Volunteers at San Jacinto. Member of the 1st and 2nd Congresses of the Republic. Participated in the Woll Campaign, 1842. Member of the Senate, 5th and 8th Legislatures of the State. Born in Tennessee October 10, 1810. Died in Bastrop County, Texas October 1, 1880
 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 14985.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 30° 15.912′ N, 97° 43.624′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Touch for map. Located in the Texas State Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 Navasota St, Austin TX 78702, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Edward Lewis (a few steps from this marker); Stephen F. Austin (a few steps from this marker); General Moseley Baker (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Jones Hardeman (a few steps from this marker); Bailey Hardeman (a few steps from this marker); Capt. and Mrs. Chauncey Johnson
Capt. Jesse Billingsley Marker in center image. Click for full size.
By Michael Heinich, June 29, 2014
2. Capt. Jesse Billingsley Marker in center
(a few steps from this marker); Daniel Shipman (within shouting distance of this marker); Philip Walker (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Also see . . .  Texas State Cemetery - Jesse Billingsley. (Submitted on December 23, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
 
Categories. GovernmentMilitaryNotable PersonsPoliticsWar, Texas Independence
 
Former Texas Ranger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Heinich, June 29, 2014
3. Former Texas Ranger Marker
Located in front on Billingsley's marker signifying he was a former Texas Ranger.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 23, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,257 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 23, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2014, by Michael Heinich of Austin, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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