James Loraine Dallas

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James Loraine Dallas

Served in the Army of Texas, 1836
Born in Pennsylvania
Aug. 18, 1818
Died in Washington County, Texas
March 18, 1883

His Wife
Mary V. (Cooper) Dallas

Born in Tennessee
Jan. 22, 1826
Died in Washington County, Texas
June 6, 1875

Erected by the State of Texas
Full Name: James Loraine Dallas
Location: Section:Republic Hill, Section 2 (C2)
Row:S  Number:11
Reason for Eligibility: Republic of Texas Veteran 
Birth Date: August 18, 1818 
Died: March 18, 1883 
Burial Date: Reinterred November 8, 1938 
DALLAS, JAMES LORAINE (1818~1883) James Loraine (Lorraine) Dallas, Republic of Texas Veteran, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on August 18, 1818, to James Loraine and Elizabeth (Reid) Dallas.

The Dallas family, along with James' older brother, Walter Riddle, came to Texas in 1833, and settled in Washington County. Dallas married Mary Virginia Cooper on October 16, 1841.

Dallas and his brother, Walter, both served for the Republic of Texas. Walter fought at the Battle of San Jacinto, while James' service is unknown.

James died in Washington County on March 18, 1883. His and his wife's bodies were moved to the Texas State Cemetery during Texas Centennial celebration.

Information compiled by Louis W. Kemp and taken from the San Jacinto Monument website, http://www.sanjacinto-museum.org/kemp/v212.html.
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