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  • Memucan Hunt, Minister of Texas Republic (1807 - 1856)
    . Memucan Hunt (August 7, 1807 – June 5, 1856) was the first Minister of Texas to the United States, Secretary of the Texas Navy, and an unsuccessful candidate for Vice-President of the Republic of T...
  • Thomas Jefferson Word (1805 - 1890)
    Plaque reads; Col. Thomas Jefferson Word 1805-1890. A Founder, First Lay Reader and First Senior Warden of St. Phillip's Church 1859 Colonel North Carolina Militia N.C. State Representative 1830 Unit...
  • Robert Potter (1800 - 1842)
    Robert Potter, lawyer and politician, was born in Granville County, the son of Thomas and Susan Walker Potter. Thomas Potter is said to have been a member of a family of substantial merchants and far...
  • Jesse Grimes (1788 - 1866)
    Jesse Grimes was a Texas pioneer and politician. Before moving to Texas, he fought in the War of 1812. He was a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence. He served as Senator in the Republic o...
  • Edward H. Tarrant (1799 - 1858)
    Edward H. Tarrant (1799 – August 1858), for whom Tarrant County was named, served the Republic of Texas and the State of Texas by fighting hostile Indians for two decades. He also served in the Texas...