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  • William Whitaker (c.1785 - c.1836)
    Birth: 1785 Kentucky, USA Death: 1836Citizen of Republic of TexasWilliam Whitaker, son of Elder John and Mrs. Martha Wilcox Wilson Whitaker, was born about 1785 in Kentucky. He married Elizabeth Hamm...
  • Adolphus Sterne, Texas Pioneer (1801 - 1852)
    Adolphus Sterne, Texas colonist, financier of the Texas Revolution, merchant, and legislator, the eldest son of Emmanuel Sterne and his second wife, Helen, was born on April 5, 1801, in Cologne, althou...
  • Charles Stanfield Taylor (1808 - 1865)
    Charles Stanfield Taylor, member of the Texas Revolutionary Committee of Correspondence and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, was born in London, England, in 1808. His parents died while...
  • Archibald Wynns (1807 - 1859)
    Archibald Wynns, lawyer and statesman, was born in Henry County, Tennessee, on December 25, 1807. He was the son of Thomas and Winnifred (Outlaw) Wynns. He married Martha Elizabeth Edmunds in Tennessee...
  • Peyton Sterling Wyatt (1804 - 1847)
    Peyton Sterling Wyatt, soldier and Republic of Texas legislator, was born in Charlotte County, Virginia, on December 16, 1804. In the fall of 1835 Wyatt was employed as clerk of the United States Distr...

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).