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  • James Shelby Lauderdale (1815 - 1909)
    Birth: 23 Jul 1815 in Mississippi Death: 27 Jan 1909 in Sommerville Texas Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery Lampass Co Texas _UID: ACCB2FA13EFF8948B59A4D16848D021C3614 Event: Military Service Captain C...
  • Martin D. White (1795 - d.)
    Martin fought with Sam Houston at San Jacinto; mustered out i 1836, he was given land in Harris County. See "Trinity County Beginnings," Trinity County Book Committee, 1986, p 781-782. Correspondents...
  • Daniel Albert Eastep (1810 - 1876)
    Served in the Texas army during the revolution of 1836, as well as the War with Mexico. See "Trinity County Beginnings," Trinity County Book Committee, 1986, p 822-827. Correspondents: Addie Young Du...
  • Russel Jones (c.1774 - 1844)
  • Thomas Harman W. Forsythe (1809 - 1865)
    Thomas left for Texas when he was 20. Participating in the Texas war with Mexico, he fought in the Battle for San Antonio (December of 1835, before the Alamo), and the Siege of Bexar; Sam Houston grant...

A project for those who have family members who go back to the days of Mexican Texas and the Republic of Texas.

Mexican Texas is the name given by Texas history scholars to the period between 1821 and 1836, when Texas was governed by Mexico.

The Republic of Texas was an independent nation in North America, bordering the United States and Mexico, that existed from 1836 to 1846.

Mexican Texas - Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican_Texas

The Republic of Texas - Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Texas

Timeline of the Republic of Texas: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_the_Republic_of_Texas

Texas State Library and Archives: http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/index.html

Texas General Land Office: http://www.glo.texas.gov/what-we-do/history-and-archives/the-collection/index.html

Texas State Historical Association: http://www.tshaonline.org/

Sons of DeWitt Colony Texas: http://www.tamu.edu/faculty/ccbn/dewitt/dewitt.htm

The Alamo: http://www.thealamo.org/main/index.php (See also related project The Alamo)

Please feel free to add any profiles of your family members that go back to the days of Mexican Texas (1821-1836) and the Republic of Texas (1836-1846).