(1795-1858)Born in Georgia and married there in 1837 to Martha Evans Gindrat (1809-63), a widow with 3 children, George T. Wood came to Texas with his family in 1839 and settled along the Trinity River near Point Blank. Wood studied law and was elected to the 6th Republic of Texas Congress, 1841-42, and the Annexation Convention of 1845. As a state senator in 1846, he sponsored a bill creating Tyler County. Woodville, the county seat, was named for him, as was Wood County, created in 1850.
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|Placed By||1976 by Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, August 11th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 295867 N 3386348|
|Decimal Degrees||30.59228333, -95.12903333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 35.537', W 95° 7.742'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 35' 32.22" N, 95° 7' 44.52" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1 TX-150, Coldspring TX 77331, US|
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