Josephus Hornsby

Josephus Hornsby (HMH10)

Location: Austin, TX 78725 Travis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 15.391', W 97° 37.32'

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To Josephus Hornsby Mar. 15, 1822 Oct. 21, 1862. Son of Reuben Hornsby; settled here, 1832, Bastrop ranger, 1837. In Flores Fight, 1839 Battle of Plum Creek, 1840 Brushy Fight, 1840, Vasquez and Woll Campaigns, 1842; led fight against Indians from whom he rescued William Bell and Alexander Coleman in Austin, 1842.

His wife Eliza Ann Lane Feb. 14, 1830 Sept 6, 1892.
HM NumberHMH10
Marker Number14315
Year Placed1936
Placed ByThe State of Texas
Marker Condition
9 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 6:15pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] MARTYC  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 632568 N 3348013
Decimal Degrees30.25651667, -97.62200000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 15.391', W 97° 37.32'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 15' 23.46" N, 97° 37' 19.20" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3901-4699 Blue Bluff Rd, Austin TX 78725, US
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I Saw The Marker

This is one of four Texas Centennial Markers at the beautiful Hornsby Cemetery outside of Austin, Texas.

Aug 30, 2015 at 10:45am PDT by martyc

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