Gravesite of Anson Jones
Glenwood Cemetery in Houston, Texas
Above is the Jones Family section where Anson Jones, the last President of Texas, is buried.
This gravesite is located in Section F-1 of the Glenwood Cemetery. Glenwood Cemetery is located at 2525
Washington Avenue, Houston, Harris County, Texas. On November 21, 2009, an Official Texas Historical Marker
will be dedicated at the gravesite of Anson Jones in Glenwood Cemetery.
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Grave of Anson Jones
In Memory of
Last President of the late
Texas: Projector and Consummator of her
Annexation to the Confederacy of North
American States: First Grand Master and
Implanter of Ancient York Rite Masonry in
Texas: The Revered of Senates and
the Light of Cabinets!
The echo of his words lingers in the
Councils of his Country, alone unheard by
ears of deaf to the claims of merit, dull to
the voice of Honor and dead to
To them the sand
To Thee the Marble!
Born 20th of January
Immigrated October 1833,
Departed 9th of January 1858,
Let him rest in peace,
Safe in the hand of one Disposing Power,
Or in the natal or mortal
Medallion on Grave
1836 - Texas Revolutionary War Veteran
1798 — 1858
MASTER FIRST LODGE IN TEXAS 1835
FIRST GRAND MASTER OF TEXAS 1837
ERECTED IN COMMEMORATION OF THE
CENTENIAL OF HIS DEATH BY
ANSON JONES LODGE NO. 1313 A.F. & A. M.
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