Wilson and Jackson Gravesite
Harris County, Texas
Contributed by George Wolf Jr. [email@example.com].
Total records = 2.
William Wilson and Mary Wilson Jackson gravesite and gravestone.
Gravestone located in Dow Park, Deer Park, Texas
To the Memory of Mary W. Jackson, died July 24, 1834,
age 33 years and William Wilson, died Oct 7, 1834, age 25 years. Both
of Boston, U.S.A.
Mary had visited her brother in the summer of 1834, two years before
the Battle of San Jacinto, Texas. Within months of each other, the two
died from an unknown epidemic. After their deaths the Wilson family
left for Boston. The graves were located inside the Shell Refinery Tank
Farm which used to be the Wilson property. In 1976 the gravestone was
moved to Dow Park, where it remains to this day.
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