|Birth: ||May 14, 1810|
|Death: ||Mar. 31, 1879|
Served in the army during the Texas Revolutionary War and served at the Battle of San Jacinto. His name is engraved on the original 1939 bronze plaque at the San Jacinto Monument. He is also the only known veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto to be buried in Collin County. His grave is marked with Daughters of the Republic of Texas medallions for Veteran of the Republic of Texas and Citizen of the Republic of Texas, and there is also a Texas State Historical Society marker. He is the subject of the book "Charles C. Stibbens, Soldier of the Battle of San Jacinto, Citizen of the Republic of Texas".
Marker transcription: "A native of Maryland, Charles C. Stibbens came to Texas about 1835. He served in the army during the Texas Revolution, participating in the Battle of San Jacinto. He settled in Anderson County soon after the war and worked as a farmer and shoemaker. Following the death of his first wife, Julie Ann Frost Slaughter, he was married in 1849 to Elizabeth Creekman. They eventually were the parents of eleven children. Charles and Elizabeth Stibbens moved to Saint Paul in 1870."
(Marker transcription and spousal link provided by Sherry.)
Elisabeth Creekman Stibbens (1820 - 1900)
Mary Agnus Stibbens Boylan (1851 - 1884)*
William A. Stibbens (1853 - 1929)*
George Washington Stibbens (1858 - 1934)*
Saint Paul Catholic Cemetery
Created by: M. Littlejohn
Record added: Apr 11, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10757323