Details for Isaac Lafayette Hill

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5149002485


Marker Number 2485
Atlas Number 5149002485
Marker Title Isaac Lafayette Hill
Index Entry Hill, Isaac Lafayette
City Round Top
County Fayette
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 722488
UTM Northing 3333009
Subject Codes Texas Revolution, Republic of Texas; pioneers; military topics
Marker Year 1971
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Marker Location from Round Top, take FM 239 W about 3 miles then go northwest on Hill Rd. 1 mile to cemetery.
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size grave marker
Marker Text Born in Jasper County, Georgia. Moved to Texas in 1835. Taught school at Coles settlement. In Texas revolution served as 3rd corporal, Co. D, 1st regiment. Piloted ferry for Texas army at San Felipe during General San Houston's retreat, in 1836. Fought under Houston at the victorious Battle of San Jacinto same year. Later lived in San Felipe and on his land grant near Round Top. Was senator from Fayette County in State Legislature, 1853-1857.

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