(About 1776 - May 27, 1849)In 1822 Jesse Parker moved to the Mexican state of Texas. A veteran of the War of 1812, he represented the Sabine District at the Convention of 1832 in San Felipe de Austin. Three years later he received a land grant in the Washington municipality, now Walker County. A farmer, Parker also served as the Deputy Land Commissioner for Montgomery County. He died in 1849 and was buried on his land. In 1979 he was reinterred here.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
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|Date Added||Saturday, February 9th, 2019 at 1:02pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 256361 N 3402071|
|Decimal Degrees||30.72663333, -95.54446667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 43.598', W 95° 32.668'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 43' 35.88" N, 95° 32' 40.08" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 613 9th St, Huntsville TX 77320, US|
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