Start My Family Tree Welcome to Geni, home of the world's largest family tree.
Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.
view all


  • 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...
  • 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...

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:

The Republic of Texas - Wikipedia:

Timeline of the Republic of Texas:

Texas State Library and Archives:

Texas General Land Office:

Texas State Historical Association:

Sons of DeWitt Colony Texas:

The Alamo: (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).