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  • Taylor County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Taylor County, Texas. Official Website = The county was created in 1858 and later organized in 1878. It is named for Edward Taylor, George Taylor, and James Taylor, three brothers who died at the Battle of the Alamo. Adjacent Counties Jones County Shackelford County Callahan County Coleman County Fisher County Nola...

  • Abilene, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Abilene, Texas .Abilene is the county seat of Taylor County and is located in Taylor and Jones counties. It is named after Abilene, Kansas . Wikipedia Dyess AFB Texas and Pacific Railroad Camp Barkeley

  • Callahan County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Callahan County, Texas.= Official Website =The county was founded in 1858 and later organized in 1877. It is named for James Hughes Callahan, an American soldier in the Texas Revolution. Adjacent Counties * Shackelford County * Eastland County * Brown County * Coleman County * Taylor County * Jones County Cities, Towns & Communities *...

  • Mount Tabor Indian Community

    The Mount Tabor Indian Community (also Texas Cherokees and Associate Bands of the Mount Tabor Indian Community) is a state-recognized tribe made up of primarily Cherokees as well as Choctaw, Chickasaw and Muscogee-Creek Indians located in Rusk County, Texas.All things Mount Tabor ===Links * Wikipedia * History - Mount Tabor Indian Community * Mt. Tabor Indian Community - “Ancestral Roll” see “d...

  • Tecumseh Cemetery, Denton, Texas

    This project is for those buried in Tecumseh Cemetery, Denton, Callahan County, Texas. Find a Grave

  • 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, ...

  • Houston National Cemetery

    Wikipedia =Houston National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery in the city of Houston in Harris County, Texas. Find a Grave

  • Walker County, Texas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Walker County, TX.

  • Grimes County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Grimes County, Texas.= Official Website =The county was formed from Montgomery County in 1846. It is named for Jesse Grimes, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence. Adjacent Counties * Brazos County * Madison County * Montgomery County * Walker County * Waller County * Washington County Cities & Communities *Anderson (Count...

  • Houston, Harris County, Texas

    Wikipedia The county is named for Sam Houston. It is the county seat of Harris County .

  • Harris County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Harris County, Texas.= Official Website = History Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca may have visited the area in 1529. French traders recorded passing through in the 18th century. Spaniards attempted to establish a fort in the area around the same time, but did not persist for long.The first recorded European settlers in Harris County arrive...

  • Texas in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Texas who served in the Confederate Army. Handbook of Texas Online: Civil War Texas Military Forces Museum: Texas Military Forces in the Civil War Texas Civil War Confederate Units Texas Civil War Museum Texas Military Forces Museum: Texas During the Civil War Under the Rebel Flag: From the Texas State Library and Archives Commission

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  • 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 Cou...

  • Tarleton State University

    Wikipedia Tarleton State University is a public, coeducational, state university located in Stephenville, Texas and is a member of the Texas A&M University System. Located just outside the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, Tarleton is a growing institution known for its internationally recognized agriculture, nursing, music, medical technology, mathematical data mining, and teacher education progra...

  • Collin County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Collin County, Texas.= Wikipedia =The county is named for Collin McKinney .

  • Houston Astros (MLB)

    The Houston Astros are an American professional baseball team located in Houston, Texas. The Astros are members of the American League (AL) West division in Major League Baseball (MLB), having moved to the division in 2013 after spending their first 51 seasons in the National League (NL). The Astros have played their home games at Minute Maid Park since 2000.The Astros were established as the H...

  • Bandera County, Texas

    Official Website = Wikipedia

  • Uvalde County, Texas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Uvalde County, TX.

  • Swisher County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Swisher County, Texas. The county was created in 1876 and later organized in 1890. It is named for James G. Swisher, a soldier of the Texas Revolution and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence. Adjacent Counties Randall County Armstrong County Briscoe County Castro County Hale County Floyd County Cities...

  • Little River Cemetery, Jones Prairie, Texas

    This project is for those buried in Little River Cemetery, Jones Prairie, Milam County, Texas. This is a beautiful cemetery located next to the Baptist Church. There is no fence which might add to the peaceful setting. There is a historical marker and a very nice pavilion. The graves are scattered throughout this spacious property and some tall older stones are present. There is antique fencin...

  • Kinney County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Kinney County, Texas.The county was created in 1850 and later organized in 1874. It is named for Henry Lawrence Kinney, an early settler. Adjacent Counties * Edwards County * Uvalde County * Val Verde County *Coahuila, Mexico* Maverick County Cities & Communities *Brackettville (County Seat)*Fort Clark Springs*Spofford Links Wikipedia

  • 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 Bexa...

  • Austin (City), Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Austin, Texas. Please do not confuse the City of Austin with Austin County . Austin is the county seat of Travis County, Texas and the state capital of Texas.= Official Website = Overview Residents of Austin are known as Austinites. They include a diverse mix of government employees, college students, musicians, high-tech workers, blu...

  • Milam County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Milam County, Texas.The county was created in 1834 as a municipality in Mexico and organized as a county in 1837. It was named for Benjamin Rush Milam (pronounced "MY-lum"), an early settler and a soldier in the Texas Revolution. Adjacent Counties * Falls County * Robertson County * Bell County * Lee County * Williamson County * Burle...

  • Lackland Air Force Base, Bexar County, Texas

    Lackland Air Force Base (IATA: SKF, ICAO: KSKF, FAA LID: SKF) is a United States Air Force base located in Bexar County, Texas. The base is under the jurisdiction of the 802d Mission Support Group, Air Education and Training Command (AETC) and an enclave of the city of San Antonio. It is the only site for Air Force enlisted Basic Military Training (BMT). World War II Construction on Lacklan...

  • Fort Sam Houston - San Antonio, Texas

    Fort Sam Houston is a U.S. Army post in San Antonio, Texas.[3] Known colloquially as "Fort Sam," it is named for the U.S. Senator from Texas, U.S. Representative from Tennessee, Tennessee and Texas Governor, and first President of the Republic of Texas, Sam Houston. The installation's missions include serving as the command headquarters for the United States Army North (formerly the Fifth Unit...

  • Randolph Air Force Base, Universal City, Texas

    Randolph Air Force Base (IATA: RND, ICAO: KRND, FAA LID: RND) was a United States Air Force base located at Universal City, Texas 14.8 miles east-northeast of Downtown San Antonio. Opened in 1931, Randolph has been a flying training facility for the United States Army Air Corps, the United States Army Air Forces, and the Air Force during its entire existence. On 1 October 2010, Randolph AFB m...

  • Sutton County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sutton County, Texas. Official Website The county was created in 1887 and organized in 1890. Sutton County is named for John S. Sutton, an officer in the Confederate Army. Adjacent Counties Schleicher County Kimble County Edwards County Val Verde County Crockett County Menard County Cities & Towns Fort Ter...

  • Mexican–American War

    The Mexican–American War , also known as the First American Intervention , the Mexican War , or the U.S.–Mexican War , was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution.Combat operations lasted a year and a half, from spring 1846 to fall 18...

  • Stoney Point Cemetery, Altoga, Texas

    This project is for those buried in Stoney Point Cemetery, Altoga, Collin County, Texas. From Collin County History : The cemetery is about 1 mile east of the Melissa Feed Yards. It is visible from FM 545, but access is from CR 1095, which is not listed on the old county maps. There is a historical marker for the church and cemetery. The "E" in Stoney comes and goes with whomever is writing ...

  • Sunset Memorial Park, San Antonio, Texas

    This project is for those buried in Sunset Memorial Park, San Antonio, Texas. Notable Interments Del Baker (1892-1973) - MLB Player & Manager Pompeo Coppini (1870-1957) - Artist, Sculptor Joe Hague (1944-1994) - MLB Player Charles Frederick "Chuck" Hughes (1943-1971) - NFL Player Leon Roger Payne (1917-1969) - Country/Western Singer, Composer Doug Sahm (1941-1999) - Musician ...

  • 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...

  • Upshur County, Texas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Upshur County, TX.

  • Fort Bliss National Cemetery

    Wikipedia =Fort Bliss National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the United States Army post of Fort Bliss, in El Paso County, Texas. Find a Grave

  • Old Three Hundred

    A collection of the earliest Colonists to settle in Texas while it was under the authority of Mexico. This happened during the 1820's & about 300 individuals/ families migrated to Texas. The name "Old Three Hundred" refers to the settlers who received land grants in Stephen F. Austin's first colony in Mexico. Austin traveled to New Orleans to seek colonists. By Summer 1824 most of the Old Thre...

  • Stonewall County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Stonewall County, Texas. The county was created in 1876 and organized in 1888. It is named for Stonewall Jackson, a general of the Confederate States Army. Adjacent Counties King County Haskell County Jones County Fisher County Kent County Towns & Communities Aspermont (County Seat) Old Glory Peacock Rat...

  • 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

  • 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...

  • Baylor University

    Wikipedia ==Baylor University=Baylor University is a private Baptist university in Waco, Texas. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas and was one of the first educational institutions west of the Mississippi River in the United States. The university's 1,000-acre campus is located on the banks of the Brazos River next to free...

  • American Old West

    to capture contributors and participants in America's expansion westward from the east coast. Including politicians, newsmen, explorers, founding fathers, frontiersmen, mountainmen, railroadmen, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, etc. ==Notable people of the American Old West======Artists====* Frederic Remington - Artist who specialized in the American Old West====Explorers====* Sacajawea , Shoshone...

  • Sterling County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sterling County, Texas. The county was established in 1891 and was named for W. S. Sterling, an early settler in the area. Adjacent Counties Mitchell County Coke County Howard County Glasscock County Reagan County Tom Green County Communities Broome Sterling City (County Seat) Links Wikipedia

  • Murphy Cemetery, Murphy, Texas

    This project is for those buried in Murphy Cemetery, Murphy, Collin County, Texas. Comfort A. McMillen moved to the area in 1846. The community was first called Old Decatur and then Maxwell Branch. In 1888 when the St. Louis and Southwestern Railroad (Cotton Belt) came through, the name was changed to Murphy. It was named for William Murphy, who moved to the area in 1850. At one time Murphy ha...

  • Rock Springs Cemetery, Gladewater, Texas

    This project is for those buried in Rock Springs Cemetery, Gladewater, Gregg County, Texas. Find a Grave TX GenWeb

  • Marathon Cemetery, Marathon, Texas

    This project is for those buried in Marathon Cemetery, Marathon, Brewster County, Texas. Find a Grave

  • Leon County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Leon County, Texas.The legislature of the Republic of Texas authorized Leon County in 1846 and named it in honor of Martín de León, the founder of Victoria, Texas. However, local tradition holds that it is named for a yellow wolf of the region commonly called the león (Spanish for lion). Adjacent Counties * Freestone County * Anderson...

  • Stephens County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Stephens County, Texas. The county was created in 1858 and organized in 1876. It was originally named Buchanan County, after U.S. President James Buchanan, but was renamed in 1861 for Alexander H. Stephens, the vice president of the Confederate States of America. Adjacent Counties Palo Pinto County Eastland County Shackelf...

  • Travis County, Texas, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Travis County, TX.

  • 8th Texas Cavalry (Terry's) (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TEXAS TROOPS===8th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Terry's) (1st Rangers) (8th Rangers)==8th Cavalry Regiment, usually called Terry's Texas Rangers , was organized with 1,170 men at Houston, Texas, in Deptember, 1861. Its members were raised in Houston, Richmond, Columbus, Gonzales, and Wharton, and Bastrop County. The regiment was one of the hardest fighting cavalry units in the war. It w...

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  • Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Texas

    This project is for those who are buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Walker County, Texas. Oakwood Cemetery is located in central Huntsville along Ninth Street between Sam Houston Memorial Drive and Ryan's Ferry Road. It is owned and maintained by the City of Huntsville. Oakwood Cemetery is composed of 6 sections: Old Cemetery with "Negro Cemetery". This 3.3-acre cemetery, which was deed...

  • Royse City Cemetery, Royse City, Texas

    This project is for those who are buried in Royse City Cemetery, Royse City, Rockwall County, Texas. Take Old Greenville Road to Cemetery Road and turn right. The cemetery can be seen on the left. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Oakland Memorial Park, Terrell, Texas

    This project is for those who are buried in Oakland Memorial Park, Terrell, Kaufman County, Texas. Terrell (Oakland) Memorial Park contains a plot of 20 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, all airmen who died while training in Texas at the Basic Flying Training School (1 BFTS). The cemetery has gone by several other names, those being: Oakland Cemetery , Terrell Cemetery and Terrell...

  • Rosemont Cemetery, Wichita Falls, Texas

    This project is for those buried in Rosemont Cemetery, Wichita Falls, Texas. Take Hwy 281, 79 South from Hwy. 287. Exit Southwest Parkway. Go approximately 4 miles west. Cemetery will be on the left-hand side of highway. Hillcrest Cemetery and Rosemont Cemetery are adjoining cemeteries. There is no apparent separation of the two cemeteries. The map on this page shows their locations. The cit...

  • Cass County, Texas

    Wikipedia =The county is named for Lewis Cass , Governor, Senator & Secretary of War.

  • Wichita Falls, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wichita Falls, Texas.Wichita Falls is the county seat of Wichita County and encompasses all of Archer, Clay and Wichita Counties. History Choctaw Native Americans settled the area in the early 19th century from their native Mississippi area once Americans negotiated to relocate them after the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek. American s...

  • Wichita County, Texas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wichita County, TX.

  • Dallas County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dallas County, Texas.= City of Dallas Official Website == County of Dallas Official Website =The county was founded in 1846 and was possibly named for George Mifflin Dallas, the 11th Vice President of the United States under U.S. President James K. Polk. Adjacent Counties * Collin County * Denton County * Rockwall County * Kaufman Cou...

  • Rockwall County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rockwall County, Texas. Official Website Rockwall County was formed in 1873. It was named for its county seat, Rockwall. Rockwall County also is home to the great rock wall, which is no longer in public view today. Adjacent Counties Hunt County Collin County Kaufman County Dallas County Cities Dallas (part) ...

  • Kaufman County, Texas

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Kaufman County, Texas.= Official Website =The county was established in 1848 and was named for David S. Kaufman, a U.S. Representative and diplomat from Texas. Adjacent Counties * Hunt County * Rockwall County * Van Zandt County * Henderson County * Ellis County * Dallas County Cities *Combine (part)*Cottonwood*Crandall* Dallas (part)

  • Republic of Texas

    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 - Wi...

  • El Paso (City), Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.= Official Website = Overview El Paso is a city and the county seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States, in the far western part of the state. It stands on the Rio Grande across the Mexico–United States border from Ciudad Juárez, the most populous city in the Mexican state of Chihuahua wi...

  • El Paso County, Texas

    Please add profiles for all those who were born, lived or died in El Paso County, Texas.= Official Website =The county was created in 1850 and later organized in 1871. El Paso is short for "El Paso del Norte", which is Spanish for "The Pass of the North". It is named for the pass the Rio Grande creates through the mountains on either side of the river. The county is northeast of the Mexico–Unit...

  • Bee County, Texas

    Wikipedia =The county is named after Barnard E. Bee, Sr.

  • Refugio County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Refugio County, Texas. The county originated as a municipality of Mexico in 1834 and was classified as a county in 1837. The county was named for Nuestra Señora del Refugio Mission. Adjacent Counties Goliad County San Patricio County Calhoun County Bee County Aransas County Victoria County Cities, Towns & Communi...

  • Gregg County, Texas

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Gregg County, Texas.Gregg County was organized in 1873 from portions of existing counties. It was named after John Gregg, a Confederate general killed in action during the American Civil War. Adjacent Counties * Harrison County * Rusk County * Smith County * Upshur County Cities & Communities *Clarksville City (part)*Danville*East Mo...

  • Starr County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Starr County, Texas. The county was created in 1848 and was named for James Harper Starr, who served as Secretary of the Treasury of the Republic of Texas. For a complete, list of Communities, please see Wikipedia . Adjacent Counties Jim Hogg County Brooks County Zapata County Hidalgo County State of Tamaulipas,...

  • Gray County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Gray County, Texas.= Official Website =e county was created in 1876 and later organized in 1902. is named for Peter W. Gray, a Confederate lawyer and soldier in the American Civil War. Adjacent Counties * Donley County * Collingsworth County * Wheeler County * Carson County * Hemphill County * Hutchinson County * Roberts County

  • United States House of Representatives from Texas

    Members of the United States House of Representatives from Texas*

  • The Alamo

    The project purpose is to connect all of the Geni profiles of those who were defenders at the Alamo. The primary reference for the defenders is , which provides links to details on each person.Another list of defenders (including survivors) : of Texan survivors of the Battle of the Alamo: (free) users can join the project and help with expanding on the details within existing profiles and resea...

  • Jews of Texas

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Texas . Texas did not welcome easily identifiable Jews, but they came in any case. Jao de la Porta was with Jean Laffite at Galveston, Texas in 1816, and Maurice Henry was in Velasco in the late 1820s. Jews fought in the armies of the Texas Revolution of 1836, some with James Fannin at Goliad, others at the Battle of San Jacinto...

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  • Arlington,Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Arlington, Tarrant County , Texas .= Official Website = History 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 Native Americans of the Village Creek settlement, a trading post was established at Marrow Bone Spring in present-day Arli...

  • Bell County, Texas

    Official Website = Wikipedia The county is named after Gov. Peter H. Bell

  • New Church Cemetery, Apple Springs, Texas

    This project is for those who are buried in New Church Cemetery, Apple Springs, Trinity County, Texas. Find a Grave

  • Palms Memorial Gardens, Portland, Texas

    This project is for those buried in Palms Memorial Gardens, Portland, San Patricio County, Texas. The cemetery is also known as San Patricio Memorial Gardens . Find a Grave

  • Clay County, Texas

    Wikipedia =The county is named for Henry Clay , Speaker of the House, Senator & Secretary of State.

  • Hunt County, Texas

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Hunt County, Texas.First settled in 1839, the county is named for Memucan Hunt, Jr., the first Republic of Texas Minister to the United States from 1837 to 1838 and the third Texas Secretary of the Navy from 1838 to 1839. Adjacent Counties * Fannin County * Delta County * Hopkins County * Rains County * Collin County * Kaufman County...

  • Trinity County, Texas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Trinity County, TX.

  • Nueces County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Nueces County, Texas.The county was formed in 1846 and organized the following year. It is named for the Nueces River. Adjacent Counties * Kleberg County * Jim Wells County * San Patricio County * Aransas County Cities & Communities *Agua Dulce*Aransas Pass (part)*Banquete*Bishop*Chapman Ranch* Corpus Christi (County Seat, part)*Drisc...

  • St. Joseph Cemetery, Ennis, Texas

    This project is for those buried in St. Joseph Cemetery, Ennis, Ellis County, Texas. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Oakland Cemetery, Navasota, Texas

    This project is for those buried in Oakland Cemetery, Navasota, Grimes County, Texas. At the Oakland Cemetery side entrance there are two rock columns on either side of driveway. The one on the right states Resthaven, in front of the left column is the same sign that is in front of Oakland Cemetery, stating that this is Oakland Cemetery. The Oakland Cemetery serves as a historic chapter of Na...

  • Wood County, Texas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wood County, TX.

  • Prairie View A&M University

    Wikipedia Prairie View A&M University, commonly abbreviated PVAMU or PV, is a historically black university (HBCU) located in Prairie View, Texas, United States (northwest of Houston). The University is a member of the Texas A&M University System. In 2016, PVAMU celebrated its 140th year. The University offers baccalaureate degrees in 50 academic majors, 37 master’s degrees and four doctoral ...

  • Rice University

    Wikipedia Rice University William Marsh Rice University, commonly referred to as Rice University or Rice, is a private research university located on a 295-acre campus in Houston, Texas, United States. The university is situated near the Houston Museum District and is adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. It is consistently ranked among the top 20 universities in the U.S. and the top 100 in...

  • Sam Houston State University

    Wikipedia Sam Houston State University (known as SHSU or Sam) was founded in 1879 and is the third oldest public institution of higher learning in the State of Texas. It is located approximately one hour north of downtown Houston in the hills, lakes, and forests region of East Texas in Huntsville. It is one of the oldest purpose-built institutions for the instruction of teachers west of the Mi...

  • Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

    Wikipedia Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is an American, private, non-profit institution of higher education, associated with the Southern Baptist Convention, and located in Fort Worth, Texas. It is one of the largest seminaries in the world and is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada and also by the Southern Association of Colleges an...

  • Southwestern University

    Wikipedia Southwestern University (also referred to as Southwestern or SU) is a private, four-year, undergraduate, liberal arts college located in Georgetown, Texas, United States. Formed in 1873 from a revival of collegiate charters granted in 1840, Southwestern claims to be the first university in Texas. The school is affiliated with the United Methodist Church with a nonsectarian curriculum...

  • St. Mary's University, Texas

    St. Mary's University, Texas St. Mary's University is a Catholic and Marianist liberal arts institution located on 135 acres (0.55 km2) northwest of Downtown San Antonio, Texas, United States. St. Mary's is a nationally recognized master's level school ranked among the top colleges in the west for best value and academic reputation by U.S. News and World Report. In 2010, St. Mary's was named b...

  • Northwood University

    Wikipedia =Northwood University (NU) is a private university in the United States located in Midland, Michigan (opened in 1961). A location in West Palm Beach, Florida (opened in 1984) was sold in July 2015 as part of a restructuring. In 2014, Northwood University ceased operations and closed down the Cedar Hill, Texas campus (opened in 1966). Also, the university has four international joint p...

  • Lamar University

    Wikipedia =Lamar University, often referred to as Lamar or LU, is a public coeducational doctoral/research university in Beaumont, Texas. Lamar has been a member of the Texas State University System since 1995. It was the flagship institution of the former Lamar University System. As of the fall of 2016, the university enrollment was 15,022 students. Lamar University is accredited by the Southe...

  • Laredo Community College

    Wikipedia =Laredo Community College, known as LCC, was established as Laredo Junior College on September 28, 1947, by the Laredo Independent School District in Laredo, the county seat of Webb County in south Texas. It adopted the present name in 1993. Notable Alumni

  • Houston Baptist University

    Wikipedia =Houston Baptist University (HBU) is a private Baptist university founded in 1960. It is located in the Southwest Management District (formerly Greater Sharpstown) in Houston, Texas, near the Southwest Freeway. The Cultural Arts Center houses three museums: the Dunham Bible Museum, the Museum of American Architecture and Decorative Arts, and the Museum of Southern History. Notable Alumni

  • Houston College of Law

    Wikipedia =The Houston College of Law (formerly South Texas College of Law) is a private law school located in Downtown Houston, Texas. Founded in 1923, the college is the oldest law school in Houston and the third-oldest in Texas. The college is the largest law school in Texas by enrollment and the only law school in Texas unaffiliated with a university. Houston College of Law has been accredi...

  • Huston–Tillotson University

    Wikipedia Huston–Tillotson University (abbreviated as HTU) is a private historically black university in Austin, Texas, United States. The school is affiliated with the United Methodist Church, the United Church of Christ, and the United Negro College Fund. Huston–Tillotson University awards four-year degrees in business, education, the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, science and...

  • Hardin-Simmons University

    Hardin-Simmons University ( HSU ) is a private Baptist university located in Abilene, Texas, United States.Hardin-Simmons University was founded as Abilene Baptist College in 1891 by the Sweetwater Baptist Association and a group of cattlemen and pastors who sought to bring Christian higher education to the Southwest. The purpose of the school would be "to lead students to Christ, teach them of...

  • Amarillo College

    Wikipedia Amarillo College (AC) is a two-year community college in Amarillo, Texas with over 10,000 students that was established in 1929 as Amarillo Junior College. Amarillo College has a total of six campuses as of October 2005.As defined by the Texas Legislature, the official service area of AC includes all of Carson, Castro, Deaf Smith, Moore, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, and Swisher Co...

  • Belhaven University

    Wikipedia =Belhaven University ("Belhaven" or "BU") is a private Christian liberal arts university located in Jackson, Mississippi. Founded by Lewis Fitzhugh and later donated to the Presbyterian Church in the United States, the school has been independently run by a Board of Trustees since 1972. Belhaven is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bacc...

  • Texas Rangers

    Please bring your Texas Ranger profiles on over to this project - must be set to "public."* from Texas Department of Public Safety ==Silver Stars and Sixguns: The Texas Rangers=="They were men who could not be stampeded"That's the way the late Colonel Homer Garrison, Jr., longtime director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, once described the men who have worn the silver or gold star of ...

  • Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Texas

    This project is for those buried in Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Texas. The cemetery is also known as Hillcrest Mausoleum & Memorial Park and Hillcrest Memorial Park . The Memorial Park rests on a beautifully landscaped and maintained 88-acre area of Dallas, Texas. The park features private burial estates around the lake, a stately mausoleum and two garden mausoleums equipped wit...

  • Goliad County, Texas United States of America

    This is a (sub) project of the State of Texas and Counties Project and the Goliad County, Texas sub-project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Goliad County, Texas . Goliad County, Texas Genealogy on familysearch.org Goliad County, Texas on Wikipedia Goliad County, Texas on historictexas.net website counties==* DeWitt County (north)* Victoria County (northeast)* Refugio County (sout...

  • Navarro County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Navarro County, Texas.The county was formed in 1846 and named for José Antonio Navarro, a Tejano leader in the Texas Revolution who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. In 1860, after the election of Abraham Lincoln to the American presidency, Navarro County lowered the American flag at the courthouse in protest and instead h...

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