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FLEWELLEN, TX

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

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 17:19 - 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 - 20:40 - 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 ...

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CANNAN, WILLIAM JARVIS

... the parents of three sons and a daughter. Throughout the Civil War and Reconstruction qqv era, the Cannan family figured prominently in the ...

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CALHOUN, TX (GREGG COUNTY)

... a post office operated there from 1853 to 1855. After the Civil War qv Calhoun disappeared, and no trace remains. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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JASPER COUNTY

... (later named Evadale). By 1860, just before the Civil War , the county had grown to include 250 farms encompassing more than 275,000 ...

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SPIESS, HERMANN

... and antislavery ( see GERMAN ATTITUDE TOWARD THE CIVIL WAR ). In 1851 Spiess was married to Lena Spiess , the Mexican girl whose ...

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HASINAI INDIANS

... ( xinesi ), a religious leader regarded as the head civil chief. Subordinate to him were the chiefs or caddis of the individual ... in councils of the principal men. There were also elected war chiefs whose authority was confined to the period of campaign. The visible ...

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