Samuel Wolfenberger

Samuel Wolfenberger (HM289Z)

Location: Bastrop, TX 78602 Bastrop County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 1.411', W 97° 25.655'

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(1804 - 1860)

Early land grantee in this area. Of Dutch descent, he was born in Virginia. Came to Texas (then part of Mexico) in 1831 as a colonist of Stephen F. Austin, the "Father of Texas."

Received a Spanish league of land (4,444 acres) here. Active in Texas Revolution, he took part in storming of Bexar in 1835; served with Robert Coleman's Rangers in 1836. Lived in Bastrop many years, joining effort to promote town as capital of the Republic in 1839. Was collector same year; alderman 1845-47.

Married Caroline Fliesart; had 7 children. Grave located 1 mi. E.
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HM NumberHM289Z
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Year Placed1972
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, June 9th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 651629 N 3322432
Decimal Degrees30.02351667, -97.42758333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 1.411', W 97° 25.655'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 1' 24.66" N, 97° 25' 39.3" W
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Area Code(s)512
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1473 FM 20, Bastrop TX 78602, US
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