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History of Texas, together with a biographical history of the cities of Houston and Galveston

containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named cities

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Published by The Lewis publishing co. in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Galveston (Tex.) -- Biography.,
  • Texas -- History.,
  • Houston (Tex.) -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementand personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF386 .H7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, [7]-730 p.
    Number of Pages730
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23418533M
    LC Control Number02012368

    - A photo journey through Houston's vibrant history. See more ideas about Houston, Texas history and History pins. Physicians Historical Biographical Database Early Texas Settlers, ss. Book. Memorial and Genealogical Record of Southwest Texas. Book. Texas Parks and Wildlife, Historic Sites UT Center for American History's Research and Collections Division. Immigration Texas Seaport Museum, Galveston Immigrant Ships Galveston, TX

    [Source: History of Texas Biographical History of the Cities of Houston and Galveston (), transcribed by Mary Saggio.] MEGSON, WILLIAM The subject of this sketch has been a resident of Galveston since He is a native of England, born Ap , of English ancestry and comes from the industrial walks of life. Texas City is a city in Galveston County in the U.S. state of d on the southwest shoreline of Galveston Bay, Texas City is a busy deepwater port on Texas' Gulf Coast, as well as a petroleum-refining and petrochemical-manufacturing population in , making it the third-largest city in Galveston County, behind League City and y: United States.

    The organizations listed below provide information about Texas history and genealogy. In addition to these state-level resources, many counties and towns maintain important genealogical collections in local libraries, genealogical societies, or historical societies, so check for a local resource when researching. Filed under: Houston (Tex.) -- Biography. History of Texas, together with a biographical history of the cities of Houston and Galveston; containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named cities, and personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families.


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History of Texas, together with a biographical history of the cities of Houston and Galveston; containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named cities Item PreviewPages:   History of Texas, together with a biographical history of the cities of Houston and Galveston; containing a concise history of the state, with protraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named cities, and personal histories of.

Title: History of Texas together with a biographical history of the cities of Houston and Galveston Publisher: History of Texas together with a biographical history of the cities of Houston and Galveston Number of pages: pages Year: - Language: English Topics: Geography, United States, Texas.

Original data: History of Texas, together with a biographical history of the cities of Houston and Galveston: containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named cities, and personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families.

Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co., History of Texas, together with a biographical history of the cities of Houston and Galveston containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named cities.

Published by The Lewis publishing co. in Chicago. History of Texas, Together with a Biographical History of the Cities of Houston and Galveston (Chicago: Lewis, ).

Houston Post, Septem James D. Lynch, The Bench and Bar of Texas (St. Louis, ). History of Texas, Together with a Biographical History of the Cities of Houston and Galveston: Containing a Concise History of the State, with Portraits and Biographies of Prominent Citizens of the Above Named Cities and Personal Histories of Many of the by.

History of Texas, Together with a Biographical History of the Cities of Houston and Galveston (Chicago: Lewis, ). Republic of Texas Colonization Papers, Texas State Library, Austin.

Republic of Texas Colonization Papers, Texas State Library, Austin. The History of Galveston, Texas, begins with the archaeological record of Native Americans who used the first European settlements on the island were constructed around The Port of Galveston was established in by the Congress of Mexico following its successful revolution from Spain.

The city served as the main port for the Texas Navy during the Texas Revolution. This book provides a biographical view of Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Texas history.

The book also includes profiles of: the public school system in Texas; banking; the public school system; the State Fair; the Cotton Industry; oil history; and histories of select towns, such as Dallas, Fort Worth, Wichita Falls, Burkburnett, Ellis.

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Houston, inland port city, in Harris, Fort Bend, and Montgomery counties, that is the seat () of Harris county, southeastern Texas, is linked by the Houston Ship Channel to the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal Waterway at Galveston, 50 miles (80 km) n is the state’s most populous city and the fourth largest city in the United States.

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[Source: History of Texas Biographical History of the Cities of Houston and Galveston (), transcribed by Mary Saggio.] HANSEN, H. FREDERICK After an active and useful life he whose name heads this sketch was called from this world on the 16th of.

O’Neill organizes “The Great Book of Texas” into separate chapters, each about a different aspect of Texas: its history, pop culture, business and industry, sports, crime and the supernatural, and wildlife/science.

Each chapter contains about short articles about a single topic, such as the life of Sam Houston or the Galveston /5(93).

History of Texas Together with a Biographical History of the Cities of Houston and Galveston. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, Return to the Table of Contents.

The history of Houston, Texas takes us all the way back to Aug when the city was founded by two brothers known as Augustus Chapman Allen, and John Kirby Allen. The city was founded on a acre-piece of land along Buffalo Bayou which was purchased by these Allen brothers in and was named after Sam Houston, who was by then an.

On September 8,a Category 4 hurricane ripped through Galveston, Texas, killing an estimated 6, to 8, people. The hurricane remains the worst weather-related disaster in U.S. history. - Houston has come a long way since it was founded in !. See more ideas about Houston, History and Texas history pins.

Nicholas Clayton () was one of the first professional architects to establish a practice in Texas and is most famous for his work in Galveston between and Drawings, sketches, and specifications a selection of projects designed by Clayton.Galveston – Simply Stunning Having read Galveston by Nic Pizzolatto it is easy to see why this has been an award winning debut novel from the creator of the HBO and Sky Atlantic series True Detectives.

While in this crime thriller the police tend to play a walk on part he uses exactly the same creative devices used in True Detective/5.Hutchins was born in Duchess County New York.

He spent most of his childhood in New Bern, North Carolina, where he stayed until the age ofhe relocated to Tallahassee, establishing himself as a merchant for three years before selling his arrived in Houston inafter the town was established as the capital of the Republic of : March 3,Fishkill, New York.