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Robert B. Longbotham

  Texas Historical Markers
Wortham, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 31° 46' 50.62422", -96° 28' 19.293816"
    Texas State
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    (Dec. 29, 1797 - Aug. 6, 1883) Born in Sunderland, England. Came to America as carpenter's apprentice on a ship. Married Lucy Haggard, 1820, in Alabama. Came to Texas, 1832. Obtained land grant from Mexico, 1835. In 1836 fought in Texas Revolution and in 1839 in Indian wars. In 1848 located here. Township was named for him until post office was renamed Wortham in 1874. Descendants prominent in texas. Longbotham Lodge No. 428, A.F. & A.M. named in his honor.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Robert B. Longbotham Historical Marker Location Map, Wortham, Texas

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