One marker was placed at the gravesite of Samuel Boyd Patton. Another
sign was placed to mark the road on FM 3351 in 1996.
Samuel Boyd Patton was born in 1787 in South Carolina. He died in
1869 and was buried in Kendall County on the land he pioneered, fought and
settled. His grave site is on his old homestead beneath a huge, oak tree. Patton
served in the War of 1812. He moved to Alabama where he held public office and
served in the state legislature. In 1837 he moved to Texas where he was
appointed to the Board of Land Commissioners and was a member of Congress of the
Republic of Texas. He helped organize Blanco County and served as the first
County Judge in that county from 1858-1860. He later (1865) served as County
Judge in Kendall County.