Aransas TXGenWeb - James Power Historical Marker
Aransas Co. TXGenWeb

Site of One of the Homes of James Power

Location: From Rockport, take SH 35 north about 4 miles, about 1/8 mile south of causeway.

Born in Ireland, 1789; Died in Live Oak Point, Texas, 1852. With James Hewetson, he was granted authority January 11, 1828 to settle 200 families in Texas. Served Texas under three flags as empresario, soldier, statesman. Signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. Ever a loyal son of his adopted country; Honored and loved by his people.

Source: Texas Historical Commission