Dr William M. Carper

Birth
Botetourt County, Virginia, USA
Death Apr 1860 (aged 53–54)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 9764684 · View Source
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William M. Carper was a soldier and physician of the Republic of Texas. He had his practice in Houston, Texas and was appointed chief of surgeons at the city hospital there. He ran for mayor of Houston in 1841 but did not win. His wife died on May 16, 1841. In 1846 he became the IOOF Grand Master of Texas. He died ca. 1859 and was buried in and unmarked grave in Founders Memorial Cemetery, Houston, Texas

Richmond Enquirer, Richmond, Virginia
Tuesday, April 17, 1860, page 4
Dr Wm M Carper, an old and esteemed citizen of our State, died at Fincastle on Sunday morning last. He was born in Botetourt county, took an active part in the Texan struggle for independence, and was one of the veterans of San Jacinto. Four other Virginians, who were present in that battle, bore his pall to the grave.


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  • Created by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson
  • Added: 6 Nov 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9764684
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr William M. Carper (22 Apr 1806–Apr 1860), Find a Grave Memorial no. 9764684, citing Founders Memorial Park, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson (contributor 24420413) .