Genealogy Projects tagged with Texas on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Sacred Heart Cemetery, Hallettsville, Texas

    In Lavaca County, in Hallettsville city limit, Take Hwy 90 A (Fifth Street), turn south on South Texana Street to Church Street and then take a left and go approximately 145 feet. The cemetery is on the left about 45 feet off the roadway. Find a Grave

  • Oak Grove Cemetery, Yoakum, Texas

    This cemetery is located on Farm to Market Road 318E, Yoakum, Lavaca County, Texas. The oldest burial in this cemetery is Ida Herder dated 1876. Find a Grave

  • St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Yoakum, Texas

    Catholics in the Brushy Community, which was a rural settlement that developed beginning in the 1830s along the Brushy and Supple Jack Creeks, first organized a church around 1847, building a log sanctuary. However, it wasn't until 1869 that, under the direction of Father John Anthony Forest, third Bishop of the San Antonio Diocese, area Catholics began to build the St. Joseph Parish. The struc...

  • Austin Memorial Park Cemetery, Austin, Texas

    In 1927, land was purchased by a private corporation; $10.00 was paid for 112.5 acres of land! Family migrations, the breakup of family farms, and the growing populations in cities, family cemeteries were no longer feasible. A private corporation filled the need for burials with space available for public use in Austin. A rock home still stands proudly at the cemetery entrance which once served...

  • Dallas–Fort Worth National Cemetery

    Wikipedia =Dallas–Fort Worth National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. Find a Grave

  • Queen of Peace Cemetery, Sweet Home, Texas

    This cemetery is located on the corner of FM Road 318 and County Road 378A, Sweet Home, Lavaca County, Texas. Find a Grave

  • Hutchinson County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hutchinson County, Texas. Hutchinson County was established in 1876 and organized in 1901. It was named for Andrew Hutchinson, an early Texas attorney. Adjacent Counties Hansford County Ochiltree County Roberts County Sherman County Gray County Carson County Moore County Potter County

  • Fort Worth, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. Official Website The Treaty of Bird's Fort between the Republic of Texas and several Native American tribes was signed in 1843 at Bird's Fort in present-day Arlington, Texas. Article XI of the treaty provided that no one may "pass the line of trading houses" (at the border of the Indians' territory...

  • Tarrant County, Texas

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Tarrant County, Texas. Official Website Tarrant County, one of 26 counties created out of the Peters Colony, was established in 1849. It was named in honor of General Edward H. Tarrant of the Republic of Texas militia. For a complete list of other towns & communities, please see Wikipedia . Adjacent Counties Ellis Count...

  • Arlington,Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Arlington, Tarrant County , Texas. Official Website European settlement in the Arlington area dates back at least to the 1840s. After the May 24, 1841 battle between Texas General Edward H. Tarrant and Indians of the Village Creek settlement, a trading post was established at Marrow Bone Spring in present-day Arlington. The rich soi...

  • Bowie County, Texas

    French explorer Jean Baptiste Bénard de La Harpe founded the military fort Le Poste des Cadodaquious in 1719. The fort remained in continuous use until 1770. The Red River Expedition of 1806 which passed through Bowie County, headed by Thomas Freeman and Dr. Peter Custis, was of great diplomatic and economic importance to President Thomas Jefferson. Bowie County, named for James Bowie, was esta...

  • Titus County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Titus County, Texas. Official Website Established in 1846, the county is named for Andrew Jackson Titus, an early settler. Adjacent Counties Red River County Morris County Camp County Franklin County Cities, Towns & Communities Cookville Marshall Springs Miller's Cove Mount Pleasant (County Seat) Talco Win...

  • Tyler, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in the city of Tyler, Texas. Official Website Legal recognition of Tyler was initiated by an act of the state legislature on April 11, 1846. The town was named for President John Tyler, who advocated for annexation of Texas by the United States. Tyler is the county seat of Smith County and is also known as "Rose City". Tyler is known ...

  • Smith County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Smith County, Texas. Official Website The first known inhabitants of the area now known as Smith County were the Caddo Indians, who were recorded here until 1819. That year, a band of Cherokees, led by The Bowl (also known as Chief Bowles), migrated from Georgia and settled in what are now Smith and Rusk Counties. The Treaty of Bowl...

  • Jefferson County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Texas. The county was established in 1835 as a municipality of Mexico, which had gained independence from Spain. Because the area was lightly settled, the Mexican government allowed European Americans from the United States to settle here if they pledged loyalty to Mexico. This was organized as a county in 1837 afte...

  • Beaumont, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Beaumont, Texas. Beaumont is the county seat of Jefferson County on the Neches River. Official Website Overview Beaumont was founded as a town in 1835. The early European–American settlement had an economy based on the development of lumber, farming, and port industries. In 1892, Joseph Eloi Broussard opened the first commerciall...

  • Cass County, Texas

    Formed in 1846, the county was named for United States Senator Lewis Cass (D-Michigan), who favored the U.S. annexation of Texas in the mid-19th century. Cemeteries Cemeteries of Texas Links Wikipedia

  • Orange County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Orange County, Texas. Official Website Orange County was formed in 1852. It was named after the orange fruit, the common citrus fruit grown by the early settlers of this county near the mouth of the Sabine River. Due to periodic spells of frost in the winter in Orange County, it is no longer the home of orange trees and citrus orcha...

  • Texas and Counties, Cities, and Towns Project

    This project is for those from Texas and/or their respective Counties. : Only add profiles to this project if the county or counties is/are unknown. For example, John Doe's birth, marriage, or death place is listed as Texas Please follow this link for more information. of Honor Recipients - Texans (either born in Texas or the Home of Record is Texas)==Texas claims 75 Medal of Honor Recipients, ...

  • McCulloch County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in McCulloch County, Texas.The 1788 José Mares expedition passed through the area while travelling from San Antonio to Santa Fe.On November 21, 1831, in the Brady vicinity, James Bowie, Rezin P. Bowie, David Buchanan, Cephas D. Hamm, Matthew Doyle, Jesse Wallace, Thomas McCaslin, Robert Armstrong, and James Coryell with two servants, Cha...

  • Falls County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Falls County, Texas. Official Website History The Brazos River valley served as hunting grounds for several tribes, including Wacos, Tawakonis, and Anadarkos. The Comanches were often a more aggressive band who forced other tribes off the land. The Tawakoni branch of Wichita Indians originated north of Texas, but migrated south in...

  • Tom Green County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Tom Green County, Texas. Official Website The county was established by the state legislature on March 13, 1874, and named after Thomas Green, a Confederate brigadier general. It originally comprised an area over 60,000 square miles. The original county seat was the town of Ben Ficklin. In 1882, flood waters of the Concho River des...

  • Robertson County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Robertson County, Texas. The county was created in 1837 and organized the following year. It is named for Sterling C. Robertson, an early settler who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. Adjacent Counties Limestone County Leon County Falls County Milam County Burleson County Brazos County Cities & Commun...

  • Bexar County, Texas, United States of America

    Bexar County, Texas, United States of America This project is for anyone that was born, lived, or died in Bexar County, Texas since its creation in 1836. There are or will be "sub-projects" for the founding families of La Villa de San Antonio de Bexar. See Related Projects. Bexar County, Texas has a long rich history that goes back more than a hundred years before its official existence as Bex...

  • Pioneers of Texas

    Pioneers of Texas= >Welcome to the Pioneer of Texas Project. Please add profiles that were born or migrated to Texas between the years of 1599 and 1899. The importance of this project is to trace the early settlers of Texas and to be sure everyone is recognized and highlighted by a side project. A few early pioneers are highlighted, but they need assistance adding more profiles of our ancestors...

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