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  • Thomas Roderick Townsend (1797 - 1838)
    THOMAS RODERICK TOWNSEND Thomas Roderick Townsend was the second child of Thomas and Mary Elizabeth (Stapleton) Townsend. He was born 7 February 1797 in Marlboro County, South Carolina. On 17 April 1...
  • <private> Childers (1790 - 1851)
  • <private> Craddock (1812 - 1891)
  • Claiborne Larkin West (1800 - 1866)
    Signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence. Little to nothing is known of Claiborne West's early life besides his birth year and state. At the age of twenty-four he moved to Louisiana and married ...
  • General George G. Alford (1793 - 1847)
    (Marker Text) New York native George G. Alford, an officer in the War of 1812, came to Texas from Missouri in 1836. During the Texas Revolution he served as Gen. Sam Houston's quartermaster general. Ca...

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).