Category: Texas

Categories: United States of America | Confederate States of America

Name: Texas
Timeframe:(1845 - Present)
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Texas was admitted to the union on December 29, 1845 as the 28th state. Its the second-largest of the 50 U.S. states (after Alaska) in the United States of America, and the largest state in the 48 contiguous United States. The name Texas, based on the Caddo word tejas meaning "friends" or "allies", was applied by the Spanish to the Caddo themselves and to the region of their settlement in East Texas. Houston is the largest city in Texas and the fourth-largest in the United States. Austin is the state capital. Texas is nicknamed the Lone Star State to signify Texas as a former independent republic and as a reminder of the state's struggle for independence from Mexico.

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abt 02 Mar 1936 Cresson, Hood, Texas, United States - abt 12 May 2007
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21 Oct 1944 Ladonia, Fannin, Texas, United States - 23 Sep 1992

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30 Jan 1891 Westfield, Harris, Texas, United States - 07 Mar 1977
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1848 Texas, United States - aft 1882

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01 Nov 1862 Rudau, Fischhausen, East Prussia, Prussia, Germany - 25 Jan 1934
1848 Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, United States - 20 Dec 1920




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