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Samuel Wolfenberger

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2 mi. SW on FM 20, Rockne, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 1' 22.8", -97° 25' 42.4992"
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    (1804 - 1860) Early land grantee in this area. Of Dutch descent, he was born in Virginia. Came to Texas (then part of Mexico) in 1831 as a colonist of Stephen F. Austin, the Father of Texas. Received a Spanish league of land (4,444 acres) here. Active in Texas Revolution, he took part in storming of Bexar in 1835; served with Robert Coleman's Rangers in 1836. Lived in Bastrop many years, joining effort to promote town as capital of the in 1839. Was collector same year; alderman 1845-47. Married Caroline Fliesart; had 7 children. Grave located 1 mi. E. (1972)

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Samuel Wolfenberger Historical Marker Location Map, Rockne, Texas