James English. (1810 - 1871) A native of Tennessee who settled in East Texas in the 1820s, James English fought in the siege of Bexar (1835) and served as comissioner for the Shelby County Militia during the Texas Revolution. English received a land grant in Houston County for his service to the Republic of Texas. He and his wife, Mary Lucinda (Walker), settled on this land about 1842 and later set aside part of the property for this cemetery. (1983) #10991

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by Texas Historical Commission #10991 of the Texas Historical Marker series

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