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  • Stella Elizabeth Taylor (1941 - 2003)
  • Ferdinand Jackson Brown (1849 - 1930)
    Involved in the Sutton-Taylor feud with his wife's brothers the Clements. Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 for F.J. Brown Name: F.J. Brown Death Date: 18 Sep 1930 Death Place: Ranger, Eastland, Texas...
  • Sgt. Doc Bockius (CSA) (1829 - 1909)
    James Monroe's Bockius ancestry is unclear, he supposedly was born in Ohio and came to Texas in the 1850's. For a few months preceding the Civil War, James was a member of the Mounted Rangers, Rio Gr...
  • "Pink" Higgins (1848 - 1913)
    ) John Higgins, better known as "Pink" Higgins (1848 - December 18, 1914), was a little-known gunman and cowboy of the Old West, despite his having killed more men in his lifetime than more notable...
  • Henry Lafayette Christie (1875 - 1913)
    Likely grave ee "Trinity County Beginnings," Trinity County Book Committee, 1986, p 256-257. Correspondent: Mrs. Jonny Lou Varner. Mary Means Sullivan, in "The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Fa...

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Texas is the second most populous and the second most extensive of the 50 United States, and the most extensive state of the 48 contiguous United States. The name, based on the Caddo word "Tejas" meaning "friends" or "allies", was applied by the Spanish to the Caddo themselves and to the region of their settlement in East Texas.

Notable peoples from Texas

See: Texas Project Profiles.

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