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  • Benjamin Cromwell Franklin (1805 - 1873)
    Benjamin Cromwell Franklin (April 25, 1805 – December 25, 1873) was the first judicial officeholder in the Republic of Texas. Franklin was born in Georgia, and educated at Franklin College...
  • Samuel Swartwout (1783 - 1856)
    Samuel Swartwout (November 17, 1783-November 21, 1856) Samuel Swartwout (November 17, 1783, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York – November 21, 1856, New York City) was an American sold...
  • Colonel Henry Percy Brewster (CSA) (1816 - 1884)
    Henry Percy Brewster (also Persy) (November 22, 1816 – December 28, 1884) was a lawyer, statesman, and soldier from Texas. He fought in the Texas Revolution, and as a colonel in the Confederat...
  • Brig. General Walter Paye Lane (CSA) (1817 - 1892)
    Fact: A San Jacinto Veteran. 1.[S31] Bernard, Sir Burke, editor, Burke's genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Ireland, 4th ed. (London, U.K.: Burkes Peerage Ltd, 1958), page 354....
  • Maj. Egbert Malcom Clarke (1817 - 1869)
    * * * * Malcom grew up in Indiana and at Fort Snelling , Minneapolis, Minnesota. His Father was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army there. At the age of seventeen, he entered the U. S. Military Academy at We...

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).