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William Tom

 
 
William Tom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, August 26, 2007
1. William Tom Marker
Inscription.
Who served under
General Jackson
in the Creek War, 1813
Soldier in the Army of Texas, 1835
Born in Maury County, Tennessee
January 12, 1792
Died in Guadalupe County, Texas
February 15, 1871

His wife
Kissiah Hines Tom

Born October 15, 1805
Died July 13, 1862

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 15305.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 30° 16.026′ N, 97° 43.607′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker can be reached from Navasota St. Touch for map. 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. Winslow Turner (here, next to this marker); George Weedon (here, next to this marker); James Allison York (here, next to this marker); Dr. Gideon Lincecum (here, next to this marker); State Cemetery of Texas (a few steps from this marker); Stuart Female Seminary (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sailor from the Belle Shipwreck (about 400 feet away); James Wales Jones (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Also see . . .
1. Texas State Cemetery - William Tom. (Submitted on July 18, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
2. Wikipedia - Creek War. (Submitted on July 18, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 54 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 18, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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