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MATAGORDA CEMETERY

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Marker inscriptions typed by Faye Cunningham

 



Ira Ingram
 


Seth Ingram
 


FIRST ALCALDE OF MATAGORDA MUNICIPALITY, 1834. MEMBER OF THE CONGRESS OF THE REPUBLIC AND FIRST SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 1836. PIONEER PATRON OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS. BORN IN VERMONT AUGUST 18, 1788. DIED SEPTEMBER 22, 1837. ERECTED BY THE STATE OF TEXAS 1936
 


SERGEANT 11TH REGIMENT, U. S. INFANTRY, WAR OF 1812. ONE OF AUSTIN’S SURVEYORS. LAID OUT THE TOWN OF SAN FELIPE. BORN IN VERMONT JUNE 19, 1790, DIED MAY 12, 1857. ERECTED BY THE STATE OF TEXAS 1936
 


George Morse Collinsworth


Richard Royster Royall
 

COMMANDER OF THE TEXANS AT THE CAPTURE OF GOLIAD. OCTOBER 9, 1835 BORN IN MISSISSIPPI DIED APRIL 18, 1866 ERECTED BY THE STATE OF TEXAS 1936

TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN OF THE CONSULTATION, 1835. MEMBER OF THE GENERAL COUNCIL OF THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OF TEXAS 1835-1836 BORN IN VIRGINIA JUNE 1, 1798 DIED MAY 28, 1840 ERECTED BY THE STATE OF TEXAS 1936
 



Sinclair David Gervais

SINCLAIR DAVID GERVAIS (1779—1838)

A NATIVE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SINCLAIR DAVID GERVAIS WAS A SOLDIER IN THE WAR OF 1812. HE AND HIS WIFE KATHERINE WERE THE PARENTS OF FOUR CHILDREN. FOLLOWING HER DEATH, GERVAIS AND TWO OF HIS DAUGHTERS CAME TO TEXAS IN 1835. HE WAS APPOINTED THE FIRST ALCALDE OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF MINA (BASTROP) BY PROVISIONAL GOVERNOR HENRY SMITH. GERVAIS CAME TO MATAGORDA IN 1837 AND WAS APPOINTED THE SECOND CHIEF JUSTICE OF MATAGORDA COUNTY BY PRESIDENT SAM HOUSTON.   RECORDED--1989
 



Albert Moses Levy

DR. ALBERT MOSES LEVY (C. 1800 – 1848)

DUTCH IMMIGRANT ALBERT MOSES LEVY CAME TO THE UNITED STATES IN 1818. AFTER GRADUATION FROM MEDICAL SCHOOL IN 1832, HE PRACTICED MEDICINE IN RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, UNTIL ABOUT 1835, WHEN HE LEFT FOR NEW ORLEANS. IN THE SERVICE OF THE NEW ORLEANS GREYS, HE SERVED AS CHIEF SURGEON IN THE SIEGE ON THE BRUTUS IN THE TEXAS NAVY. LEVY SETTLED IN MATAGORDA, WHERE HE MARRIED CLAUDINIA O. GERVAIS AND WAS ACTIVE IN STATE AND LOCAL AFFAIRS.      RECORDED—1986


 

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