John Leggett Marshall (June 10, 1811 - January 11, 1897)
Aluminum 18 x 28 Subject Marker
Geographic: 31.029741, -97.339317
Location: From Temple, take FM 95 south about 1.75 mile, then go west on FM 93 about .25 mile to Greathouse Cemetery.
Marker Text: A native of Illinois, John Leggett Marshall came to Texas with his family in 1829. A farmer and blacksmith, he enlisted in the army in March 1836 to fight in Texas' War for Independence from Mexico. A participant in the San Jacinto campaign, he and four of his brothers were members of Captain Gibson Kuykendall's Company E. Detailed at Harrisburg during the Battle of San Jacinto. He went to California during the 1849 gold rush and settled in bell County when he returned in 1853. Married three times, Marshall was the father of nine children. (1989)
Marker No: 3225