Details for John M. Jones House (Atlas Number 5167007498)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5167007498


Marker Number 7498
Atlas Number 5167007498
Marker Title John M. Jones House
Index Entry Jones, John M., House
Address 1725 Avenue M
City Galveston
County Galveston
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 326623
UTM Northing 3242426
Subject Codes banks, bankers, banking topics; houses, residential buildings; Greek Revival (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1979
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text John Maxwell Jones, a native of Delaware, came to Galveston in 1839 and opened a jewelry store on The Strand. Active in area commerce, he helped organize the First National Bank of Galveston. His wife Henrietta was the daughter of French composer Jacques Offenbach. This Greek revival house served as their home prior to 1867. It was later owned by banker Henry Rosenberg, businessman Joe Levy, and County Judge E. B. Holman. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979