David Burkett

Texas Historical Marker - David Burkett

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Progressive patriot and citizen soldier in Texas war for independence. A member of Green Dewitt's Colony. Came to Texas with his family, 1830. Served as a guard for women and children fleeing Gonzales before the approach of Santa Anna, 1836. Is buried on his 4,428-acre land grant extending south from this site.

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