Details for George Francis Home (Dublin Plantation) (Atlas Number 5187002152)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5187002152


Marker Number 2152
Atlas Number 5187002152
Marker Title George Francis Home (Dublin Plantation)
Index Entry Francis, George, Home (Dublin Plantation)
City Kinsbury vicinity
County Guadalupe
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes Texas Revolution, Republic of Texas; roads; houses, residential buildings; Civil War; military topics
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Private property near Cottonwood Creek Road.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text George Francis HomeDublin PlantationBuilt by George Francis, who was in 1st Regiment, Volunteers, and in Co. A, 2nd Regiment, Texas Cavalry, during the 1836 Texas War for Independence.In 1848 he brought his wife, Margaret Ann Rector Francis, and their family to Texas, and in 1849 erected this house on York's Creek. At this point is crossing used by San Antonio-to-Bastrop mail Route of 1870.Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1968[plaque #1] The six Confederate sons of George Francis, going from this house to the Civil War, were: Edward, Color Sergeant, 4th Texas Infantry, killed at Chickamauga; George, a surgeon, who died in service at Galveston; John, in the Charles DeMorse Regiment, Texas Cavalry; Joseph, with Sibley's Brigade, which fought 1862 in New Mexico; Pendleton, in Co. A, 4th Regiment, Texas Cavalry, who died in 1864 Battle of Mansfield; Wesley, in Hood's Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. (1968)[plaque #2]