Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Johann Jacob Groos
Texas Land Commissioner
—March 6, 1822 - June 15, 1878 —
Married to Katharine Blieder, he was father of seven children.
Erected 1974 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 14753.)
Location. 30° 16.484′ N, 97° 43.655′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is on Navasota Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at Oakwood Cemetery, Section 1, Lot 266. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1601 Navasota Street, Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Crittenden Duval (within shouting distance of this marker); Major William Martin “Buck” Walton (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Jackson Hamilton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Swante Palm Oakwood Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Joseph Baker (about 400 feet away); Peter Henry Oberwetter (about 400 feet away); Col. Lewis Miles Hobbs Washington (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
Also see . . . Handbook of Texas Online - Johann Jacob Groos. (Submitted on December 27, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
Categories. • Government • War, US Civil •
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