Post by benotforgot on Feb 17, 2011 15:38:56 GMT -5
The following information was supplied by the Texas Historical Commission and taken from Monuments Erected for the State of Texas to Commemorate the Centenary of Texas Independence, The Report of the Commission of Control for Texas Centennial Celebrations . . . compiled under the direction of Pat M. Neff, Walter F. Woodul and L. W. Kemp, Publication Committee . . . Harold Schoen, Compiler . . . 1938 (a report of the 1936 Centennial monuments, including historical markers) . . .
Post by benotforgot on Feb 17, 2011 15:39:08 GMT -5
On 3rd October 1844, Elisha Roberts died . . . and on 18th December 1845, his wife died . . . both were buried near their home . . . in 1936 a Texas Centennial marker was erected at the site. . . . located four miles east of San Augustine on US Hwy. 59 is a Texas Centennial Marker which states the following . . .
Site of the Home of Elisha Roberts (1774~1844) early influential citizen important figure in the Fredonian Rebellion alcalde of San Augustine in 1831 a haven of hospitality to travelers
Post by benotforgot on Feb 17, 2011 15:39:21 GMT -5
Located in the Old Cemetery, four miles east of San Augustine, is a Texas Centennial Marker which states the following . . .
Elisha Roberts erected a cotton gin in San Augustine County, 1825 alcalde, 1831 delegate to second convention of Texas, 1833 born in Tennessee, 1774 died Oct. 3, 1844 his wife, Martha Gill Roberts, born 1781, died Dec. 18, 1845