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Darius Gregg

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Houston, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 45' 57.93318", -95° 23' 12.131412"
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     (Nov. 8, 1804 - Mar. 28, 1870) Born in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Ky. Arrived in Texas, 1827. Received land grant in Austin's second colony, 1831. Fought (Oct.-Dec. 1835) in Siege of Bexar, including the Grass Fight (Nov. 26). Married Susan Speed Bowen, 1840. Was a surveyor in Houston, 1850s-60s; for Buffalo Bayou, Brazos & Colorado Railroad, 1862-63. A landholder in Denton, Grimes, and Harris counties; gave land and money to Methodist church programs. Gregg Chapel in Houston was named in his honor.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Darius Gregg Historical Marker Location Map, Houston, Texas