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  • David Spangler Kaufman (1813 - 1851)
    US Congressman, Texas Patriot. An important political figure of the Republic and early statehood of Texas. He was the first person to represent that state in the US Congress. Kaufman was born in Boil...
  • Gen. George B. Crittenden (CSA) (1812 - 1880)
    George Bibb Crittenden (March 20, 1812 – November 27, 1880) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Black Hawk War, the Army of the Republic of Texas, the Mexican-American Wa...
  • Martin Parmer (1778 - 1850)
    Born to the Virginian farmer Martin Palmer, Revolutionary war soldier, and his wife Millie Reed, Martin Parmer was a powerfully colorful person; one of the heroes of Texas history, he is one of the sig...
  • Sarah Ann Files (1808 - 1882)
    Alternate Birth location: Columbia, Lexington, South Carolina, United States from ancestry family tree
  • David Sidney Files (1805 - 1879)
    Alternate Birth place: Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States from ancestry family tree

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).