Rhoda E. Mulder


Died aged 41

Family tree

Commemorated on 2 plaques

Texas Historical Marker #10961

A. E. Gossett Home. House of typical southern plan, with separate kitchen in back yard, Built 1835 by A. E. Gossett, owner of large land grant from Mexico. An early 1836 visitor was former Tennessee neighbor, Col. David Crockett, on his way to the Alamo, and camping with his company for a night at the spring nearby.

?, Crockett, TX, United States where they lived (1835)

Texas Historical Marker #11196

Andrew Edwards Gossett. (1812-1890) Noted public official and soldier in Republic of Texas. Moved here from Tennessee in 1833 with wife Rhoda (Mulder); received large land grant from Mexico. Helped defend frontier in restless post-revolutionary period by serving in Texas Army. In 1836 he donated land for a townsite, naming it for his long-time family friend Day Crockett -- soon to be a martyr at the Battle of the Alamo. Gossett later served as peace officer and county judge. By first wife he had nine children. By second wife, Mary Margaret (Murchison), he had two. #11196

Beasley Memorial Drive, Crockett, TX, United States where they lived near