Peter Henry Oberwetter
(January 8, 1830 - May 21, 1915)
Marker Text: A native of Germany, Peter Henry Oberwetter migrated to Texas about 1849 and settled first in New Braunfels, then Comfort. He later moved to Austin, where he gained distinction as a botanist, he pioneered in crossbreeding the amaryllis imported rare bulbs, and wrote articles regarding his botanical research. He was also a landscape artist for the state of Texas.
Married to Catherine Marie (Mary) Schade (d.1914), he had six children. (1977)
Marker No: 14600
Geographic: 30.275917, -97.725288
Location: Oakwood Cemetery, Section 2, Lot 467, Space E 1/2. 1601 Navasota Street, Austin