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William C. Swearingen

  Texas Historical Markers
Houston, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 45' 21.926124", -95° 22' 46.45272"
    Texas State
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     Born in Kentucky. Arrived at Velasco, January 28, 1836 on the schooner Pennsylvania to fight for the freedom of Texas. A member of Captain Amasa Turner's company at San Jacinto. Died in Houston, December 24, 1839. "Kiss William for me and tell him Pappy will be there in the fall and stay with him and that he must be a good boy." From a letter Mr. Swearingen wrote to his parents in Kentucky.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

William C. Swearingen Historical Marker Location Map, Houston, Texas