Marker Details

Gregg, Darius

2525 Washington Avenue

Houston , 77007

THC listing as Grave Maker, it is a Medallion & Plate mounted on a small post
Directions: Glenwood Cemetery, Section C-2; marker is on a small post at ground level

Key Time Period: To 1835 Indian/Mexican Territory

Corretions/New Research:

Marker Text: (Nov. 8, 1804 - Mar. 28, 1870)

Born in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Ky. Arrived in Texas, 1827. Received land grant in Austin's second colony, 1831. Fought (Oct.-Dec. 1835) in Siege of Bexar, including the Grass Fight (Nov. 26). Married Susan Speed Bowen, 1840. Was a surveyor in Houston, 1850s-60s; for Buffalo Bayou, Brazos & Colorado Railroad, 1862-63. A landholder in Denton, Grimes, and Harris counties; gave land and money to Methodist church programs. Gregg Chapel in Houston was named in his honor.

Recorded - 1973
Marker Type: Medallion & Plate
Historical Org: Texas Historical Commission (THC)

Key Map Information: 493 J

GPS Coordinates: 29 45.974, 95 23.168

Precinct No: 2

Marker No: 10673