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San Jacinto County
Texas

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in San Jacinto County

Index to Locations

  • Coldspring Laurel Hill Cemetery (White)
  • Near Point Blank Robinson Graveyard


    Laurel Hill Cemetery (White)
    Coldspring, San Jacinto County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      James Keenan Davis (1790-1859) — of Alabama; Texas. Born in Richmond, Va., July 17, 1790. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; county judge in Alabama, 1823; general in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1843-44; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1845; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1848; member of Texas state senate, 1851-53. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Slaveowner. Died February 10, 1859 (age 68 years, 208 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery (White).


    Robinson Graveyard
    Near Point Blank, San Jacinto County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      George Tyler Wood (1795-1858) — Born in Cuthbert, Randolph County, Ga., March 12, 1795. Member of Georgia state legislature, 1837-38; member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1841-42; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1845; member of Texas state senate, 1846; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; Governor of Texas, 1847-49; defeated, 1849, 1853. Slaveowner. Died in San Jacinto County, Tex., September 3, 1858 (age 63 years, 175 days). Interment at Robinson Graveyard.
      Wood County, Tex. is named for him.
      The town of Woodville, Texas, is named for him.
      See also National Governors Association biography

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