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  • Stephen Hendrickson Everitt (1806 - 1844)
    Stephen Hendrickson Everitt, politician, merchant, and speculator, was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, on November 26, 1806. He moved to Texas in 1834, acquired land now in Jasper County, and was elect...
  • Randolph Columbus Doom (1811 - 1881)
    Randolph C. Doom, judge, politician, and participant in the battle of San Jacinto, was born in Caldwell County, Kentucky, on January 7, 1811, and arrived in Texas on May 18, 1836. He served as a volunt...
  • Silas Dinsmore (1796 - 1846)
    Silas Dinsmore, Texas state and county official, was born around 1796 and moved to Texas from Mobile, Alabama. In 1810–11 he was a government agent for the Choctaw Indian Reservation in Alabama and Ten...
  • John Dial (1790 - 1844)
    John Dial, early Texas settler and legislator, was born on January 19, 1790. In March 1837 he moved to what is now Shelby County, Texas, with his wife, Anna, whom he had married on June 16, 1816, and t...
  • Peter Bartelle Dexter (1799 - 1876)
    Peter Bartelle Dexter, soldier and civil servant, was born in Geneva, Ontario County, New York, on November 13, 1799. He moved from Tennessee to Texas in 1834. In 1835 he was elected secretary to the C...

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-collec...

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).