(May 14, 1823 - October 4, 1875)A native of Georgia, Robert B. Halley brought his family to this area about 1853. With partner T.J. Eubanks, he operated a liquor distillery and a flour and grist mill on the Lampasas River. Halley served as Bell County Commissioner in 1859 and as a delegate to the State Democratic Party Convention the following year. He recruited and served as captain of a volunteer cavalry unit during the Civil War. Elected Bell County Sheriff in 1874, he died while in office in 1875. Halley and his wife Lydia (1831-1928) were the parents of eight children.
|Placed By||The Texas Historical Commission|
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|Date Added||Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 5:00am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 640227 N 3423550|
|Decimal Degrees||30.93706667, -97.53216667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 56.224', W 97° 31.93'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 56' 13.44" N, 97° 31' 55.80" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 800 Salado Oaks Dr, Salado TX 76571, US|
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