Details for James Rowe

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5365010848


Marker Number 10848
Atlas Number 5365010848
Marker Title James Rowe
Index Entry Rowe, James
City Old Center
County Panola
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 387772
UTM Northing 3541695
Subject Codes Texas Revolution, Republic of Texas; military topics
Marker Year 1977
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Marker Location Old Center Cemetery on FM 699 about 16 mi. SE of Carthage
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size grave marker
Marker Text (March 17, 1811 - Dec. 3, 1868) Texas War for Independence soldier (1836) James Rowe had migrated from North Carolina. Prospering as a tanner, he was commissioned to help organize Panola County (1846); served as senior warden of Sam Sanford Lodge No. 149, A. F. & A. M. (1851); served in 4th Texas Legislature (1851-53); and gave the land now occupied by this cemetery. He and his wife Mira (Tippett) had eleven children. Descendants include citizens in many walks of life. (1977)

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