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A member of
the Battle of
April 21, 1836
Died in March, 1856.
Signer of the Texas
Declaration of Independence
Aide-de-camp to Gen. Houston at
Commander of a regiment of Rangers
Here his widow
Mrs. Elizabeth Coleman
and son, Albert V. Coleman
were killed by Indians
and Thomas C…
First known as Pleasant Hill, this community was settled by Swedish immigrants in the late 1880s. The name of the settlement eventually was changed to Lund in honor of a city in southern Sweden. Under the leadership of the Rev. J.A. Stamline, the …
Joseph J. Manor (1818-1884) came to Texas from Tennessee at age twenty, settling finally in Webberville, where he acquired land and opened a store and cotton gin. He married Caroline Scott (1830-1851) in 1847; both are laid to rest here, as are ot…
An Arkansas native, James Euwin Edmiston came to Texas in 1835, settling near present Webberville. He was a Texas Ranger during the Texas Revolution, and took part in several Indian battles in this area. He was involved in the Woll Expedition and …
A native of Arkansas, David C. Edmiston came to Texas with his family in 1835. As a young man David served with a frontier defense unit of the Texas Rangers. He later served as a Ranger in the Mexican War and was a soldier in the Confederate Army …
A member ofCaptainJesse Billingsley'scompany atthe Battle ofSan JacintoApril 21, 1836Died in March, 1856.
The earliest anglo settlers of this area came to the vicinity in the 1840s. They called their community Post Oak Island for an isolated oak grove between Bastrop and Circleville. Many of these pioneers had moved on by the time Swedish and Danish i…
Born in Tennessee on June 15, 1811. While very young learned the printing trade and worked at it in some of the principal cities of the United States.
Came to Nacogdoches, Texas, in November, 1835, in answer to pleas for volunteers for Texas Ar…
Settled as early as the 1840s, Post Oak Island was one of this area's earliest communities. There, on September 15, 1855, I.J. Kidd, T. Gatlin, P.A. Middleton, M. Gardner and A.S. Harper established a Masonic lodge. On February 2, 1856, the lodge …