STADLER, ROBERT GRAVES
STADLER, ROBERT GRAVES (1790–1861). Robert Graves Stadler, early Cherokee County settler and fighter in the Texas Revolution, was born in 1790 in Coswell County, North Carolina, the son of Robert and Mary Stadler. He participated in the War of 1812 and immigrated to Texas during the 1830s. From March to June 1836 he served in of Capt. K. Arnold's company at San Antonio and Goliad. In 1844 Stadler acquired a 1,400-acre tract in the Edward W. Hockett league in northeastern Cherokee County. On this land he founded a colony called Black Jack Grove. There he was joined by relatives from North Carolina, who established a thriving community. Graves died in Black Jack Grove in 1861 and was buried in the nearby Fitch Cemetery. In 1985 the Texas Historical Commission placed a marker at his grave.
Cherokee County History (Jacksonville, Texas: Cherokee County Historical Commission, 1986). Marker Files, Texas Historical Commission, Austin.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Christopher Long, "STADLER, ROBERT GRAVES," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fstcs), accessed February 10, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.