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  • Joseph Warrington Baxter (1810 - 1878)
    Joseph and his family moved from Tennesse to Nacogdoches County, arriving December 10, 1839, according to the Board of Land Commissioners Records for Nacogdoches County. Joseph came to Texas in 1839 wi...
  • William Harrison Sandusky (1813 - 1847)
    William Harrison Sandusky was born in Columbus, Ohio, on 1813 January 29, the son of John and Elizabeth Clarno Sandusky. Among his ancestors was the namesake of Sandusky, Ohio. William came to Texas in...
  • William Joseph Smith (1810 - 1890)
  • Susan Melvina Ellison (1844 - 1929)
  • Rufina Smith (1840 - 1878)

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).