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GROESBEECK, JOHN D.

... (Shever) Groesbeeck and the grandson of Revolutionary War soldier Johannes D. Groesbeeck. All were members of the Albany Dutch Reform Church. Groesbeeck was trained as a civil engineer and came to Galveston with his cousin, Abram Groesbeeck, between ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 17:24 - 0 attachments

AUSTIN FEMALE COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE

... 1862. The institute continued to operate throughout the Civil War and Reconstruction, qqv although enrollment fell and the faculty ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/09/2010 - 17:30 - 0 attachments

HOGG, IMA

... to family history, Ima was named for the heroine of a Civil War poem written by her uncle Thomas Elisha. Her name became a part of Texas ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 05/14/2012 - 21:40 - 0 attachments

JONES, JOHN RICE, JR.

... Jones family moved to St. Louis. Jones, Jr., served in the War of 1812 under Gen. Henry Dodge and held several civil positions before he moved to Texas in 1831, the first of three brothers ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 18:26 - 0 attachments

CAMP MONTEL

... Curry Holden, "Frontier Defense in Texas during the Civil War," West Texas Historical Association Year Book 4 (1928). ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 16:50 - 0 attachments

FLEWELLEN, TX

... part of Stephen F. Austin 's colony. Following the Civil War a gristmill served the surrounding farms. In the mid-1930s Flewellen ...

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BAIRFIELD, WINTFRY

... (Anderson) Bairfield. After her husband's death in the Civil War, Sabrina Bairfield returned to her parents' farm in Georgia with her three ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 10:40 - 0 attachments

ALCANTRA, BATTLE OF

... forces were both Mexican, as Mexico struggled with civil war sometimes known as the Federalist Wars. The Federalist forces were ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/09/2010 - 17:36 - 0 attachments

TEXAS SOCIETY COLONIAL DAMES XVII CENTURY

... 1701 as colonists or descendents of one, and who rendered civil or military service. Membership is by invitation. The national society ... with 163 charter members. Early projects centered on war work, including volunteer nursing and providing reading materials to ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 22:40 - 0 attachments

RECTOR, RAY

... Gap, Texas, on November 23, 1884. His father, a Tennessee Civil War veteran, moved to Texas in 1872 and settled in Johnson County. In 1886 the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 21:18 - 0 attachments