John Reagan Baker (August 6, 1809 - January 19, 1904)
Marker Text : Adventurer-soldier of early Texas. Fought in Mexico to win freedom for the unsuccessful "Republic of Rio Grande" in 1840. Was elected sheriff of Refugio County and organized a company of minutemen. In 1842 he fought against three Mexican raids into Texas. Then participated in the disastrous Somervell and Mier expeditions into Mexico, during which he was wounded. Returned to Texas and entered mercantile business. Wife was Avis (Brown). (1969)
Marker No: 2804
Geographic: 29.230476, - 97.969284
Location: In Stockdale Cemetery, US 87 Bypass, Stockdale. Take main entrance to cemetery, drive to the right of the flagpole. Marker and grave located south of curve.