Details for Jesse Robinson (Atlas Number 5297006298)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5297006298

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Marker Number 6298
Atlas Number 5297006298
Marker Title Jesse Robinson
Index Entry Robinson, Jesse
Address On Annarose County Road, off US 281
City Latham
County Live Oak
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes Texas Revolution, Republic of Texas; rangers; military topics
Marker Year 1973
Designations
Marker Location From George West, take US 281 south for 14.5 miles; go west on Annarose County Road 2.5 miles, then 3 miles to Latham Cemetery, Private
Marker Size grave marker
Marker Text (February 11, 1800-December 27, 1882) A soldier in the Texas War for Independence. Born in Kentucky, in 1822 came to Texas. Became (1823) one of first Texas Rangers. Later fought in battles of Concepcion, on October 28, 1835, and San Jacinto, April 21, 1836. Served as a Ranger (1841) and in Republic of Texas forces resisting Woll invasion, 1842. Robinson bred fine horses and attended Gussettville races. He married Sarah Jane Newman (Sally Skull). Had three children, spent last years here, with son Alfred. Recorded 1973.