(1815-1879)Born in New York City, John Marshall Wade left his home as a youth. On the advice of Sam Houston, he came to Texas in 1835 from the Western Creek Nation in present-day Oklahoma. He joined the Texas army during the War for Independence. At the Battle of San Jacinto, April 21, 1836, he was among the men detailed to fire the "Twin Sisters", a pair of cannons given to the Texas forces by citizens of Cincinnati, Ohio. After the war, he served briefly as Assistant Secretary to the Senate of the Republic of Texas.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7906.)|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, January 14th, 2019 at 4:02pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 240836 N 3364924|
|Decimal Degrees||30.38851667, -95.69716667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 23.311', W 95° 41.83'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 23' 18.66" N, 95° 41' 49.8" W|
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|Area Code(s)||936, 832, 281|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 21102 Eva St, Montgomery TX 77356, US|
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