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Robert Starke Armistead

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Brenham, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 14' 23.395812", -96° 26' 32.373312"
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    A native of North Carolina, Robert Starke Armistead moved with his family to Alabama in 1818. He married Ann Sylvesta Carney in 1826 and they came to Texas in 1835. Armistead served in the army in 1836 and with forces defending San Antonio during the Vasquez invasion in 1842. He was a charter trustee of Baylor University in 1845. Settling in Washington County, the Armisteads operated a large agricultural enterprise and in 1863 adopted a daughter, Sallie. Robert and Ann are buried nearby in a family cemetery on land once a part of their farm.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Robert Starke Armistead Historical Marker Location Map, Brenham, Texas