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Captain Goldsby Childers (1790 - 1851)

MILITARY RECORD OF CAPTAIN GOLDSBY CHILDERS Fought in Battle of Tippecanoe 1812 Prisoner of British in Canada--condemned to be shot as a spy. Released 2 years after treaty of peace. Fought in Black H...

11/15/2014 Today

Captain John R Craddock (1812 - 1891)

His first residence in Texas was Max Garrison, on the Brazos River, and Robertson's Colony. He fought at the Battle of San Jacinto, worked with and friends of Sam Houston. He was his body guard, and al...

11/15/2014 Today

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 ...

4/29/2010 11/28/2016

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...

11/15/2016 11/25/2016

Benjamin Cromwell Franklin (April 25, 1805 – December 25, 1873) was the first judicial officeholder in the Republic of Texas. Franklin was born in Georgia, and educated at Franklin College...

9/9/2016 9/9/2016

Samuel Swartwout (1783 - 1856)

Samuel Swartwout (November 17, 1783-November 21, 1856) Samuel Swartwout (November 17, 1783, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York – November 21, 1856, New York City) was an American sold...

8/10/2012 8/31/2016

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...

5/11/2016 5/11/2016

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....

12/20/2015 5/2/2016

* * * * 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...

3/2/2016 3/6/2016

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...

2/14/2009 11/28/2015

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...

2/20/2007 11/2/2015

Daniel Albert Eastep (1810 - 1876)

Served in the Texas army during the revolution of 1836, as well as the War with Mexico. See "Trinity County Beginnings," Trinity County Book Committee, 1986, p 822-827. Correspondents: Addie Young Du...

10/29/2015 11/2/2015

Russel Jones (c.1774 - 1844)

10/31/2015 10/31/2015

Thomas left for Texas when he was 20. Participating in the Texas war with Mexico, he fought in the Battle for San Antonio (December of 1835, before the Alamo), and the Siege of Bexar; Sam Houston grant...

2/20/2007 10/10/2015

Benjamin Burke (1793 - d.)

In 1977 the State of Texas dedicated an historical marker to Benjamin Burke, in the Burke Cemetary in Trinity County. A pioneer Texan, moving there in 1829, and receiving a land grant from the Mexica...

10/2/2015 10/2/2015

Benjamin Clark, Sr. (1758 - 1838)

"methodist minister in NC father was john clark- b 06/05/1724", "his gf was alexander clark<1705& gm flora mclean"

A Patriot of the American Revolution for North Carolina with the rank of Private. He also served as a Quartermaster. DAR Ancestor # A022184 Inscription: Born 1-1758 in Dobbs Co. North Carolina Dobbs ...

12/7/2008 8/29/2015

Benjamin Franklin Young (1810 - 1863)

"Benjamin", "Franklin"

2/16/2009 8/28/2015

Johnson Gllleland (1793 - 1840)

"Johnstone"

From Texas State Historical Association GILLELAND, JOHNSON. (?-1840) Johnson (Johnstone) Gilleland, soldier and pioneer, and his wife, the former Mary Barbour, came with their children to Texas in 18...

8/17/2015 8/17/2015

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via brother James Gilliland by SmartCopy : Aug 17 2015, 13:44:55 UTC

5/7/2011 8/17/2015

James Gilleland (1798 - 1839)

From the Texas State Historical Association GILLELAND, JAMES (1798–1839). James Gilleland, early Texas settler and Methodist lay preacher, son of William and Nancy (Johnson) Gilleland and br...

2/6/2009 8/17/2015

William A. Becknell, Sr. MP (1787 - 1865)

William Becknell (1787 or 1788–30 April 1865) was a soldier, politician, and freight operator who is credited with opening the Santa Fe Trail in 1821 and improving the route. But, he was often u...

11/6/2008 7/29/2015

Isabella Edalgo Woods (1812 - 1906)

6/20/2011 5/26/2015

Montraville Woods (1806 - 1857)

6/20/2011 5/26/2015

Silvanus Brown (c.1833 - 1875)

5/26/2015 5/26/2015

Madalena Woods (1836 - 1875)

5/26/2015 5/26/2015

Carolyn Cottle Woods (1839 - 1904)

5/26/2015 5/26/2015

Andy Brown (1829 - 1885)

5/26/2015 5/26/2015

Ardelia Glimp (1833 - 1920)

12/2/2008 5/26/2015

Norman B Woods (1805 - 1843)

12/3/2008 5/26/2015

Jane Boyd Woods (1809 - 1866)

12/3/2008 5/26/2015

Minerva Woods (1776 - 1839)

12/4/2008 5/26/2015

Frances Martha Cottle (1843 - 1917)

5/24/2015 5/24/2015

Henry Sherman Cottle (1839 - 1917)

5/24/2015 5/24/2015

Ellen A Cottle (1837 - 1900)

5/24/2015 5/24/2015

MARY CANDACE ANN Cottle (1816 - 1900)

5/24/2015 5/24/2015

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Elijah Sterling Clack Robertson (1820–1879) was an early white settler in Robertson's Colony in Texas. His father was the colony's founder Sterling C. Robertson. Brought to Texas to learn the ...

1/26/2013 5/3/2015

Sterling Clack Robertson (1785 - 1842)

"Empresario"

Sterling Clack Robertson (1785–1842) was an empresario from Tennessee, during Mexican Texas. He introduced 600 families into Robertson's Colony. Robertson was also an elected delegate to t...

1/26/2013 5/3/2015

David Spangler Kaufman MP (1813 - 1851)

US Congressman, Texas Patriot. An important political figure of the Republic and early statehood of Texas. He was the first person to represent that state in the US Congress. Kaufman was born in Boil...

5/13/2009 4/10/2015

George Bibb Crittenden (March 20, 1812 – November 27, 1880) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Black Hawk War, the Army of the Republic of Texas, the Mexican-American Wa...

4/30/2011 3/23/2015

Martin Parmer MP (1778 - 1850)

""The Ring Tailed Panther"", "Ring Tailed Panther"

Born to the Virginian farmer Martin Palmer, Revolutionary war soldier, and his wife Millie Reed, Martin Parmer was a powerfully colorful person; one of the heroes of Texas history, he is one of the sig...

3/6/2009 3/9/2015

Sarah Ann Files (1808 - 1882)

Alternate Birth location: Columbia, Lexington, South Carolina, United States from ancestry family tree

12/2/2010 3/6/2015

David Sidney Files (1805 - 1879)

Alternate Birth place: Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States from ancestry family tree

10/13/2008 3/6/2015

Caroline Anne Graham (1839 - 1925)

12/2/2010 3/6/2015

Jacob Sutton Morrow (1813 - 1895)

2/6/2012 1/25/2015

John H. Burkett (1833 - 1894)

10/26/2008 1/4/2015

Stephen Jefferson STANLEY Sr. Born in 1784 in South Carolina. Stephen Jefferson died in Tx. in 1835, he was 51. Buried in 1835 in Stanley Cemetery. Was on the census for Tombigbee area of Mississippi T...

3/31/2008 12/18/2014

. Hunt was born on August 7, 1806 , in Vance County, North Carolina, the son of Col. William Hunt and the grandson of Memucan Hunt.[1][2] He was a planter and businessman moving to Madison County, Mi...

11/11/2012 10/31/2014

Albert Sidney Johnston (February 2, 1803 – April 6, 1862) was a career United States Army officer, a Texas Army general, and a Confederate States general. He saw extensive combat during his mi...

1/29/2009 8/9/2014

Dr. Leonard Randal (1800 - 1874)

Find a Grave: RANDAL, JOHN LEONARD (1800–1874). John Leonard Randal, Republic of Texas senator and physician, was born on February 11, 1800, in Stokes County, North Carolina, the son of John...

6/30/2012 8/4/2014

Peter W. Gray (1819 - 1874)

Peter W. Gray (December 12, 1819 – October 3, 1874) was an American lawyer, judge, and legislator from Texas. He represented Texas in the Confederate House of Representatives. Gray was bor...

7/29/2014 7/29/2014

William Fairfax Gray (1787 - 1851)

GRAY, WILLIAM FAIRFAX (1787–1841). William Fairfax Gray, soldier, lawyer, and author, was born in Fairfax County, Virginia, on November 3, 1787, the son of William and Catherine (Dick) Gray. O...

7/29/2014 7/29/2014

Bailey Anderson, Sr. (1753 - 1840)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for SOUTH CAROLINA - VIRGINIA with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor # A002346 Revolutionary War patriot Bailey Anderson, Sr. whose grave is in Elysian Fields. ...

5/4/2008 6/13/2014

Find a Grave: ) John Hemphill (December 18, 1803 – January 4, 1862) was Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court, and a United States Senator. Early life Hemphill's father, Rev. John Hem...

5/20/2014 5/20/2014

Robert Justus Kleberg (1803 - 1888)

"Robert Justus Kleberg"

Robert Justus Kleberg (September 10, 1803 – October 30, 1888), christened Johan Christian Justus Robert Kleberg, was a German Texan from Herstelle, Westphalia, then part of the Kingdom of ...

12/24/2009 10/19/2013

John Beauchamp (1784 - d.)

Fought for the Republic of Texas at the Battle of San Jacinto.

8/16/2013 10/10/2013

Susan Isabella Beauchamp (1795 - 1860)

8/17/2013 10/10/2013

John Egbert PROCTOR (1842 - 1912)

Also married one of his sister Adaline's step daughters.

1/28/2013 9/2/2013

John Thomson Mason MP (1787 - 1850)

"General"

) John Thomson Mason (8 January 1787–17 April 1850) was an American lawyer, United States marshal, Secretary of Michigan Territory from 1830 through 1831, land agent, and an important figure i...

11/28/2008 8/7/2013

John Manning Walling, Sr (1775 - 1841)

John Walling, born Bet. 1772 - 1775 in Montgomery, Virginia; died March 10, 1841 in Nacogdoches, Texas. He was the son of James W. Walling and Mary White. He married Anna Chisum.

5/11/2008 8/5/2013

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...

9/20/2011 7/23/2013

William Gates (c.1760 - 1828)

DAR Ancestor # A043587 Texas State Historical Association GATES, WILLIAM (?–1828). William Gates, Old Three Hundred colonist, was born sometime before 1760, most likely in North Carolina. ...

5/8/2011 7/2/2013

Robert Hardin Kuykendall (1788 - 1830)

Texas State Historical Association KUYKENDALL, ROBERT H., SR. (1788–1830). Robert Hardin (or Hampton) Kuykendall, an early member of the Old Three Hundred, was born in 1788 near Princeton, K...

10/1/2010 7/2/2013

Andrew Mason Briscoe (1810 - 1849)

BRISCOE, ANDREW (1810–1849). Andrew Briscoe, merchant, patriot, judge, and railroad promoter, was born on November 25, 1810, on the plantation of his father, Parmenas Briscoe, in Claiborne Cou...

3/31/2013 3/31/2013

THROCKMORTON, WILLIAM EDWARD (1795–1843). William Edward Throckmorton, Collin County pioneer, the son of Albion Throckmorton, a Revolutionary War soldier, was born in Virginia in 1795. He was ...

8/13/2007 3/30/2013

Francis Richard Lubbock (October 16, 1815 – June 22, 1905) was the ninth Governor of Texas and was in office during the American Civil War. He was the brother of Thomas Saltus Lubbock, for w...

2/15/2010 3/30/2013

Thomas Saltus Lubbock (1817 - 1862)

Thomas (some sources give Thompson) Saltus Lubbock (November 29, 1817– January 9, 1862) was a Texas Ranger and soldier in the Confederate army during the American Civil War. Biography ...

2/15/2010 3/30/2013

Edward Clark, Governor (1815 - 1880)

"clarke"

) Edward Clark (April 1, 1815 – May 4, 1880) was the eighth Governor of Texas. His term coincided with the beginning of the American Civil War. Life and state politics Born in New Or...

3/29/2013 3/29/2013

Elisha Marshall Pease (January 3, 1812 – August 26, 1883) was a Texas politician. He served as the fifth and thirteenth governor of Texas. A native of Enfield, Connecticut, Pease moved t...

2/11/2010 3/29/2013

George Tyler Wood (March 12, 1795 – September 3, 1858) was an American military officer and politician who served as the second Governor of Texas. Background Most records dealing with ...

3/29/2013 3/29/2013

John Baker (1817 - 1857)

John Baker (b. 16 Jun 1817), believed to be a son of Moses Baker, purchased 3 outer Gonzales town lots in Nov and Dec of 1834 near those of his father Moses and brother Isaac. John Baker married Elizab...

2/7/2009 3/24/2013

Elizabeth "Betsy" Davis (Davidson) (c.1785 - 1849)

"Betsy"

Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002 about Betsy Davidson Name: Betsy Davidson Spouse: Daniel Davis Marriage Date: 9 Dec 1803 Marriage County: Davidson Marriage State: Tennessee ~~~~...

2/27/2009 3/18/2013

Daniel Davis (1782 - 1849)

Daniel and Elizabeth Davidson Davis and a child arrived in the DeWitt Colony 5 Mar 1831 according to land records. It is believed that Daniel and Elizabeth both were born in Tyrrell County, North Carol...

2/25/2009 3/18/2013

Moses Baker (1791 - 1838)

Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920 (Selected Counties) about Elizabeth Starkey Spouse 1: Moses Baker Spouse 2: Elizabeth Starkey Marriage Date: 23 Jun 1825 Marriage Place: Lawrence Performed By...

11/3/2008 3/18/2013

Elizabeth Bowles (1791 - c.1827)

2/16/2013 2/16/2013

Benjamin Bowles (1784 - 1827)

2/16/2013 2/16/2013

Frances Caroline Kerr (1840 - 1926)

2/16/2013 2/16/2013

John Shackelford Gillett (1838 - 1910)

2/16/2013 2/16/2013

John Crockett Burriss (1810 - 1880)

1/27/2013 2/14/2013

Martha Adelaine Crabtree (1845 - 1935)

My mother Martha Adaline Crabtree Strecker, told me (from her father, L.L. Crabtree) that Martha Smith Crabtree was Cherokee, and visited her parents Frank and Emaline Smith on the Oklahoma reservation...

7/25/2009 2/4/2013

James Hamilton, served as a major in the War of 1812 and was elected Governor of South Carolina in 1830. He became known as "the Great Nullifier" He later moved to Texas where he fought in its war with...

1/17/2009 1/21/2013

Isaac Duke Parker MP (1793 - 1883)

Isaac Parker, son of Elder John Parker and Sarah "Sallie" White, was born in the northeast corner of Georgia, probably in Elbert or Franklin County, on Apr. 7, 1793. With his family, he moved to Dickso...

11/18/2007 1/17/2013

Dr. Richard R. Peebles (1810 - 1893)

Dr. Richard Rodgers Peebles was the son of John and Margaret Peebles. He received a medical degree from Ohio Medical College in Cincinnati, arrived in Texas in 1835, and settled in Washington-on-the-Br...

1/15/2013 1/15/2013

Leonard Waller Groce (1806 - 1873)

GROCE, LEONARD WALLER (1806–1873). Leonard Waller Groce, plantation owner, oldest son of Mary Ann (Waller) and Jared E. Groce, was born in Lincoln County, Georgia, on September 27, 1806. He was ...

1/31/2009 1/15/2013

Jared Ellison Grose, II (1782 - 1836)

"Gross"

GROCE, JARED ELLISON GROCE, JARED ELLISON (1782–1839). Jared Ellison Groce, planter, public official, and the wealthiest settler in Stephen F. Austin's colony, was born in Halifax County, Virg...

1/31/2009 1/15/2013

William Harris Wharton (1802 - 1839)

William Harris Wharton (April 27, 1802 – March 14, 1839) was an early colonist, political leader and orator in Texas. Wharton was born in Virginia and was raised by an uncle following the de...

4/24/2011 1/15/2013

James Butler Bonham (February 20, 1807 – March 6, 1836) was a 19th century American soldier who died at the Battle of the Alamo during the Texas Revolution. His younger brother, Milledge Luke ...

3/16/2009 1/9/2013

William Beck Ochiltree (1811 - 1867)

William Beck Ochiltree (October 18, 1811-December 27, 1867), was a settler, judge, and legislator in Texas. In 1963, Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Number 967, honoring Colonel Ochiltree, was place...

1/9/2013 1/9/2013

Sophronia King (1824 - 1914)

1/8/2013 1/8/2013

Robert C Greaves (1817 - d.)

1/8/2013 1/8/2013

) Ebenezer C. Allen (April 8, 1804–1863) was Secretary of State and the last Attorney General of the Republic of Texas. He was also an Attorney General of the State of Texas. He was an early...

11/27/2012 11/27/2012

Anson Jones (January 20, 1798 – January 9, 1858) was a doctor, businessman, congressman, the fourth and last President of Republic of Texas, sometimes called the "Architect of Annexation." E...

1/5/2008 11/6/2012

Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (1798–1859) was a Texas politician, diplomat and soldier who was a leading Texas political figure during the Texas Republic era. He was the second President of the Re...

7/4/2011 11/6/2012

James W. Robinson (c.1791 - 1857)

James W. Robinson (c. 1791–October 27, 1857) was a politician in what became the U.S. states of Texas and California. Early years J. W. Robinson was born in what is now Hamilton Coun...

11/6/2012 11/6/2012

Henry Smith (1788 - 1851)

) Henry Smith (May 20, 1788 – March 4, 1851) was first American-born Governor of the Mexican territory of Texas and briefly presided over the revolution there. Early life Smith was b...

11/6/2012 11/6/2012

James Shoolbred Drayton (1820 - 1867)

James Drayton and his brother Thomas left Charleston, South Carolina and moved to Texas by 1860. When news of secession reached Texas, Thomas wrote his brother John in Charleston explaining that he and...

4/5/2010 11/5/2012

Thomas Drayton and his brother James left Charleston, South Carolina and moved to Texas by 1860. When news of secession reached Texas, Thomas wrote his brother John in Charleston explaining that he and...

4/5/2010 11/5/2012

William T. Townsend (1814 - 1885)

Obit Townsend, William T. ANOTHER OLD TEXAN GONE--Mr. S. J. Townsend, of this place, informed us of the sad death of his father, Mr. W. T. Townsend, which occurred at Tuxpan, Mexico,on the night of...

9/20/2011 10/28/2012

Captain Samuel Walker (1817 - 1847)

"Sam"

Captain Sam Walker In the 180-year history of the Texas Rangers, there have been many shining stars, but none glowed any brighter than Samuel Hamilton Walker. Walker’s years of life were few...

10/28/2012 10/28/2012

Robert McAlpin Williamson (c.1804 - 1859)

""Three Legged Willie""

Robert McAlpin Williamson (1804? – December 22, 1859) was a Republic of Texas Supreme Court Justice, state lawmaker and Texas Ranger. Williamson County, Texas is named for him. Early life Wi...

10/28/2012 10/28/2012