Project: Texas

Categories: Texas | Texas Projects

This project is part of the United States History Project.



Welcome to the Texas Project

The purpose of this project is to coordinate all Texas related projects and resources and combine that information into one place.

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Texas Bluebonnets
Texas Counties
Anderson Andrews Angelina Aransas Archer Armstrong Atascosa Austin Bailey Bandera
Bastrop Baylor Bee Bell Bexar Blanco Borden Bosque Bowie Brazoria
Brazos Brewster Briscoe Brooks Brown Buchel (D) Burleson Burnet Caldwell Calhoun
Callahan Cameron Camp Carson Cass Castro Chambers Cherokee Childress Clay
Cochran Coke Coleman Collin Collingsworth Colorado Comal Comanche Concho Cooke
Coryell Cottle Crane Crockett Crosby Culberson Dallam Dallas Dawson DeWitt
Deaf Smith Delta Denton Dickens Dimmit Donley' Duval Eastland Ector Edwards
El Paso Ellis EncinalD Erath Falls Fannin Fayette Fisher Floyd Foard
Foley(d) Fort Bend Franklin Freestone Frio Gaines Galveston Garza Gillespie Glasscock
Goliad Gonzales Gray Grayson Gregg Grimes Guadalupe Hale Hall Hamilton
Hansford Hardeman Hardin Harris Harrison Hartley Haskell Hays Hemphill Henderson
Hidalgo Hill Hockley Hood Hopkins Houston Howard Hudspeth Hunt Hutchinson
Irion Jack Jackson Jasper Jeff Davis Jefferson Jim Hogg Jim Wells Johnson Jones
Karnes Kaufman Kendall Kenedy Kent Kerr Kimble King Kinney Kleberg
Knox La Salle Lamar Lamb Lampasas Lavaca Lee Leon Liberty Limestone
Lipscomb Live Oak Llano Loving Lubbock Lynn Madison Marion Martin' Mason
Matagorda Maverick McCulloch McLennan McMullen Medina Menard Midland Milam Mills
Mitchell Montague Montgomery Moore Morris Motley Nacogdoches Navarro Newton Nolan
Nueces Ochiltree Oldham Orange Palo Pinto Panola Parker Parmer Pecos Perdido (d)
Polk Potter Presidio Rains Randall Reagan Real Red River Reeves Refugio
Roberts Robertson Rockwall 'Runnels Rusk Sabine San Augustine San Jacinto San Patricio San Saba
Santa Fe (d) Schleicher Scurry Shackelford Shelby Sherman Smith Somervell Starr Stephens
Sterling Stonewall Sutton Swisher Tarrant Taylor Terrell Terry Throckmorton Titus
Tom Green Travis Trinity Tyler Upshur Upton Uvalde Val Verde Van Zandt Victoria
Walker Waller Ward Washington Webb Wegefarth (d) Wharton Wheeler Wichita Wilbarger
Willacy Williamson Wilson Winkler Wise Wood Yoakum Young Zapata Zavala
There are 254 Counties in the State of Texas.
Some Counties (d) are included that are no longer in existence.
Counties in red are completed.
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpgIf it Wasn’t for Texas If it Wasn't for Texas


Texas Counties

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Geographically, Texas is comprised of seven uniquely different sections
Panhandle
North Texas
'Central Texas
East Texas
Upper Gulf Coast
South Texas
West Texas

--- The Birthplace of Texas Independence and The Gateway to Texas History

Remember the Alamo and the Texas Immortals.

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IT'S LIKE A WHoLE OTHER COUNTRY

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:Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpgTexas Immortal 32


Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpgTexas Resources


Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpgTexas Historic Sites

Contents

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For a full list of participants, see the badge report.

The leader for this project is Mary Richardson

It is not necessary that you be related to someone who lived in the state of Texas or live there yourself to join. Anyone with an interest is welcome! If you would like to participate, please do the following:

  1. Contact Mary Richardson who will request Leader, Alison to award you the US History Project badge.
  2. Add us_history and Texas to your list of followed tags. That way you'll see all of our discussions in your G2G Feed.
  3. Please see our list of goals for a basic overview for ways you can help.
  4. Add the project template to any relevant Texas profiles.


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County Managers

  • Collin, Denton, Gonzales, Hudspeth, Washington - Mary Richardson, Bob Branham
  • San Patricio, Nueces , Aransas County - Alison Andrus
  • Navarro, Ellis -David Selman
  • Nacogdoches, Angelina, Erath, Gregg counties -Patricia Stracener
  • Lamar, Wise, Lubbock, Tarrant, Tom Green, Foard counties - Kathleen Heath'
  • Wheeler county- Darlene Bissonnette
  • Howard, Nolan, Fisher - Sherry Powell Roman
  • Comal, Kat (Watson) Prawl
  • Tarrant County- , Michael Geary, Bob Branham
  • Anderson, Andrews, Cherokee, Dallas, Fayette, Gaines, Hockley, Houston, Johnson, McLennan, Parker, Rusk, Smith, Terry, Winkler, Yoakum, Zapata - Bob Branham
  • Caldwell - Doris Williams Smith,
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpgAmarillo
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpgTexas Space Page
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpgTEXAS Roots
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpgDefenders in the Battle of the Alamo
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpgImmortal 32 of Gonzales Colony
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpg Remember the Alamo


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Template

The template is {{US History|sub-project=Texas}} which will give you:

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Join: Texas Project
Discuss: Texas

Goals

The overall goals of the US History Project are to create and develop profiles on WikiTree for those who lived in the state of Texas. To gather all sources on Texas in one place. To meet these goals:

  1. Add Texas-related profiles, checking for existing profiles to avoid duplication. If any duplicate profiles exist, request merges, starting with the oldest generation.
  2. If profiles were loaded by GEDCOM, use WikiTree Styles and Standards to clean up residue and broken links.FIND sources. do not mark out data
  3. Add sources.
  4. Write comprehensive, well-sourced biographies.
  5. Add the Texas template to the profiles along with any relevant categories.
  6. Contact Alison or Mary to request PPP status for those profiles that meet the criteria for project protection. This will protect them from an incorrect merge.
  7. Make sure profiles of all family members are correct and documented.


Examples

Texas Projects and Pages on WikiTree

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Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpgTexas Space Page
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpgNew Orleans Greys
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpg Goliad Massacres
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpgLists of the men massacred at Goliad
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpg Declaration of Independence
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpgSan Jacinto Battle
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Remember the Alamo

Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpg Reminiscences of the Alamo
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpgSan Jacinto Battle
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpg Old San Antonio Road aka El Camino Real
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpgTexas, War Between the States
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpgCol. Sam's Bomb Shell , by Allan Thomas
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpg:Before and After Texas Revolution

Resources

GLO:
Image:Paula s Sources-8.jpgTexas Space Page

Ongoing List of Things to Do

  1. Search and list on this page Notables for developing profiles, Create Notables pages, with sources
  2. Add profiles for those who obtained land grants and homesteaded in Texas. Homesteaders Project
  3. Help develop the Native Americans Project with information about Texas state tribes.
  4. Work on Texas' unconnected and unsourced profiles .
  5. Texas Resource Page War Between the StatesAdd profiles, connect Texas profiles served in Civil War, World War II, Korea, Vietnam List Sources for military service
  6. Add profiles for persons in World War I, WW II, Korea, Vietnam projects and the Roll of Honor project.

Texas Related Categories on WikiTree



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