Robert Bonner Halley

Robert Bonner Halley (HMJKR)

Location: Salado, TX 76571 Bell County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 56.224', W 97° 31.93'

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(May 14, 1823 - October 4, 1875)

A native of Georgia, Robert B. Halley brought his family to this area about 1853. With partner T.J. Eubanks, he operated a liquor distillery and a flour and grist mill on the Lampasas River. Halley served as Bell County Commissioner in 1859 and as a delegate to the State Democratic Party Convention the following year. He recruited and served as captain of a volunteer cavalry unit during the Civil War. Elected Bell County Sheriff in 1874, he died while in office in 1875. Halley and his wife Lydia (1831-1928) were the parents of eight children.
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HM NumberHMJKR
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Marker Number2344
Year Placed1991
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 5:00am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 640227 N 3423550
Decimal Degrees30.93706667, -97.53216667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 56.224', W 97° 31.93'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 56' 13.44" N, 97° 31' 55.80" W
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Area Code(s)254
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800 Salado Oaks Dr, Salado TX 76571, US
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