WEATHERRED, FRANCIS MARCUS, JR.
WEATHERRED, FRANCIS MARCUS, JR. (1781–1854). Francis Marcus Weatherred (Weathered), Jr., soldier and hotelier, son of Francis Marcus and Agnes (Suddarth) Weatherred, was born in Albemarle County, Virginia, on July 15, 1781. On December 23, 1806, he married Nancy Dowell. He served under Andrew Jackson in the Creek War before he moved from Tennessee to Texas in December 1835. He settled in Robertson's Colony and in 1836 joined Capt. William H. Patton's Columbia Company of Col. Sidney Sherman's Second Regiment of the Texas army, but he was on leave of absence at the time of the battle of San Jacinto. His son, Francis Marion Weatherred, served in the same company. In 1837 he was living in what is now Sabine County, where he operated a hotel at Milam. He was defeated as a candidate for representative from Shelby County in 1843. Weatherred died at Milam on December 4, 1854.
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.Handbook of Texas Online, "Weatherred, Francis Marcus, Jr.," accessed October 24, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fwe02.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.