Project: Texas

Categories: Texas | Texas Projects | Texas, Unsourced Profiles

This project is part of the United States History Project.


Welcome to the Texas WikiTree Project

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


Texas Bluebonnets
County Projects
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 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 Erath Falls Fannin Fayette Fisher Floyd Foard 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 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 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
Wharton Wheeler Wichita Wilbarger Willacy Williamson Wilson Winkler Wise Wood
Yoakum Young Zapata Zavala
Texas Counties

*Willie Nelson- Texas in my Soul


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For a full list of participants, see Badge Report

Leader - Paula J
Project Coordinator, Team Leader- 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! Please do the following:

  1. Answer our G2G post and we'll award you the united_states History Project badge. Let Mary know you're interested.
  2. Add united_states_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.

Texas Projects and Pages on WikiTree

Texas Space Page
Nueva Esnana (New Spain) Mary Richardson, Allan Harl Thomas
Defenders in the Battle of the Alamo
Immortal 32 of Gonzales Colony
Timeline for Texas counties Formation
Notables of Texas
Goliad Massacres
New Orleans Greys
Remember the Alamo
TEXAS Declaration of Independence
Texas in the Mexican American War 1846-1848
Governors of Texas Rick San Soucie
San Jacinto Battle
Texas Space Page
Old Alice Road Allan Thomas
Reminiscences of the Alamo Allan Thomas
Mier Expedition Summer Orman
Old San Antonio Road(El Camino Real)
Texas Resource Page US Civil War War Between the States
Col. Sam's Bomb Shell, by Allan Thomas
Texas Revolution
Texas in the Great War
Internment Camps in the United States
Arkansas neighbor to Texas Lynette Jester
Arkansas Project Lynette Jester
Southern Pacific Locomotive Disaster Nan Lambert
Texas City Disaster Mary R and Lynette Jester
Old Three Hundred by Steven Harris (under construction)
Daughters of the Republic of Texas by Steven Harris
Texas Cemeteries Project Progress
US Governors Project
Complete Bibliography of Red River County History & Genealogy
Pre-Independence Settlers in the Red River District


{{US History|sub-project=Texas}}
which will give you:
... ... ... is a part of Texas history.
Join: Texas Project
Discuss: Texas

This template is for use only on Project pages that are of importance to the project or need to be PPP'd; managed by the project. It is not for every person from Texas. A sticker is available for circumstance.

Template for profiles managed by the Texas Project

For profiles only, managed by the Texas Project, Contact Mary or Paula J Template:Texas

Stickers for Ancestors

Add this sticker to the profile for a deceased person, {{Texas Sticker}} in the profile text box below the == Biography == heading. Then SAVE.

Stickers for Texas Project Members

For Texas project members, add a Texas Project Member sticker to your profile to show your participation. The project member sticker is {{Texas Project Member}}, which you may add below the Biography heading on your profile. See Help:Stickers for details. SAVE after adding. This gives:

... ... ... is a Project Member of the Texas Project, with a flag.
... ... ... is a Project Member of the Texas Project.
Instructions: Placement- Below the Biography header on the profile. See Help:Stickers for details.


The overall goals of the United States History Project - 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. Contact Mary Richardson (Project Coordinator) leading the project, for information on the Counties of Texas or any information
  6. Make sure profiles of all family members are correct and documented.
  7. Add profiles for those who obtained land grants and homesteaded in Texas. See the Homesteaders Project
  8. Develop Notables Project with sources! After creating a profile, link it to Texas page and Texas List of Notables space page.
  9. Correct Errors for Errors Project. Follow links provided at Texas Data Doctors Suggestion List

Ongoing List of Things to Do

  1. Search and list on this page Notables for profiles, Create Notables pages, with sources
  2. Add profiles for those who obtained land grants and homesteaded in Texas. Homesteaders Project
  3. Texas unsourced profiles .
  4. Texas Resource Page War Between the StatesAdd profiles, connect Texas profiles served in Civil War
  5. Add Texas profiles which served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam
  6. List Sources on Roll of Honor project. and other Military Service
  7. Find Sources for any profile identified as Texas
  8. Provide more research for individual counties
  9. If you have any Texas state resources that you are willing to do lookups, please add them to the Texas Resources Page.
  10. If you live in Texas, please consider adding your name to the page for Texas Research Assistance .
  11. Note: To be considered active in this project, edit or add to the County Space pages, or create Biographies for the different profiles who lived in a specific county. If a person is not contributing, the person should reconsider whether you are an active member. If you are not interested, the badge might later be removed. However if you become interested in Texas History again you may reapply for the badge at a later date.

Related Projects and Pages on WikiTree

Texas Related Categories on WikiTree

NOTE: This is for the settlers prior to 1846. Texas has this link to apply for a certificate for other family members. However you must qualify according to their criteria.
SEE Texas application for first Families



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

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