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German colonists and their descendants in Houston

including Usener and allied families

by Dorothy E. Justman

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Published by Nortex Offset Publications in Quanah, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Usener family.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementby Dorothy E. Justman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCS71.U83 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 352 p. :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5073999M
    LC Control Number74084519

    The first European to see Texas was Alonso Álvarez de Pineda, who led an expedition for the governor of Jamaica, Francisco de Garay, in While searching for a passage between the Gulf of Mexico and Asia, Álvarez de Pineda created the first map of the northern Gulf Coast. This map is the earliest recorded document of Texas history. Between and , four survivors of the Narváez. The book traces the descendants of many of these early pioneers into the present day, and also in many cases, establishes their roots before they came to Texas. Colonel William Barret Travis of the Alamo has been a constant element of Betty's historical research because her .

      Yes, KING HENRY, VIII, was the father of QUEEN ELIZABETH, I, wit ANN BOLEYN for one and he, most likely, had other children through ANN’s sister MARY BOLEYN & her marriage to WILLIAM CAREY as there were children of MARY’s who were treated very much as his own by HENRY inclusive of estates, etc. that they were given. Many French, German, and Spanish soldiers and sailors fought in support of American independence and returned home without making their descendants aware of their participation in gaining American independence. Historical Goals: We commemorate and provide memorials for the people and events of the American Revolution.

    The Alsatian colonists brought with them their combined French and German heritage, which has left a distinctive mark on this area of the state. In , Castro laid out a townsite, which the settlers chose to name Castroville.   Texas is a large state with a diverse population. Although Texans of Japanese ancestry have never been large in number, they have nonetheless made big contributions throughout their unique history. The first significant impact was in the early s, when Japanese initiated at least thirty large-scale attempts to grow rice on the southeast coastal plains.


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Texas German (German: Texasdeutsch) is a group of German language dialects spoken by descendants of German immigrants who settled in Texas in the midth century.

These "German Texans" founded the towns of Bulverde, New Braunfels, Fredericksburg, Boerne, Walburg, and Comfort in Texas Hill Country, Muenster in North Central Texas, and Schulenburg, Brenham and Weimar to the ge family: Indo-European. German Americans (German: Deutschamerikaner, pronounced [ˈdɔʏ̯tʃʔameʁiˌkaːnɐ]) are Americans who have full or partial German ancestry.

With an estimated size of approximately million inGerman Americans are the largest of the self-reported ancestry groups by the US Census Bureau in its American Community Survey. German Americans account for about one third of the total.

Not until the late s and early s did German-Texans again boldly celebrate their heritage with the emergence of annual Octoberfests in various cities and towns of the state.

The customary observance in modern Germany dates frombut that was actually a re-emergence of a centuries-old Munich festival of horse races called the Scarlet. A brother of this Ernst von Rosenberg came to Texas inand his descendants belong to the most prominent.

German families of the present time. "The first German colony in Texas, was established on the Colorado river, about 30 miles east of the city of : Jrogers. ‹ Page 1 At this point, I will stop long enough to discuss a single voyage of especial interest, that of the 1,ton "Ben Nevis," a clipper ship built in Canada inand one of the largest of its day, which carried Pastor Johann Kilian and members of his Wendish congregation from the provinces of Saxony and Prussian Lusatia in Germany in September,to Serbin, Texas, now in.

German colonists and their descendants in Houston: including Usener and allied families: Dorothy E. Justman. Justman, Dorothy E. Houston, Andrew Jackson.

HCPL: 2 0. Social Info. Tall talk from Texas: Washington Cemetery Centennial Book: A History of the German Society Cemetery of Houston, Texas. Full text of "Historic families of special reference to stocks immediately derived from the valley of Virginia; tracing in detail their various genealogical connexions and illustrating from historic sources their influence upon the political and social development of Kentucky and the.

Southeast. Two waves of German colonists in and founded a large colony in Virginia called Germanna, [33] located near modern-day Culpeper, Virginia. In North Carolina, German Moravians living around Bethlehem, Pennsylvania purchased nearlyacres ( km 2) from Lord Granville (one of the British Lords Proprietor) in the Piedmont of North Carolina in At the turn of the 20th century, the so-called “German belt” encompassed much of the Hill Country, where 95 percent of all residents were either German-born or descendants of immigrants.

InGerman was the first language ofTexans. Today, fewer than 8, native Texas German speakers are left. He marveled at the beauties of Galveston and Houston. It took the colonists, according to Mr. Louckx, twenty-six days to come from Houston to the site selected, where they arrived Ap They called the settlement "Reunion," at their joy at being reunited in the new land.

The Germanna Foundation is a (c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to exploring the Colonial Virginia frontier via the historic Fort Germanna and its German colonists and their descendants.

It conducts archaeological exploration and conservation, genealogical research and publishing, and historic preservation and interpretation. Early Settlers in Georgia The Story of Georgia and The Georgia People - by George Gillman Smith, D.D.

Originally Published c. [These are excerpts from the book transcribed by K. Torp, ©] [Added by transcriber: The following individuals (referred to as "malcontents" by the author).

Nordyke Private Family Histories: By user Octo at These are the listing of the Nordyke Private Published Family general, for the children of Abraham Nordyke & Mary Rogers (or Rodgers) who were you know of an account this is not part of this list I would like to know about that family history as this could not be a complete list.

german colonists under german emigration company Mr. Biggers has the following to say about the German Colonization of this part of Texas: The most remarkable and in its final results, the most successful colonization project every attempted in the United States was the German colonies located in Comal and Gillespie counties.

From Newgate to the New World A Study of London's Transported Female Convicts, I do not suppose that themselves and their descendants are at presentwhich is little more than one-thousandth part of the whole inhabitants. Award-Winning. In his last book, Tony Horwitz sets out once more to find America conquistadors and various colonists who made the Americas their He meets all.

Some few of the old colonists and their descendants are in Dallas now, and from them, many interesting details have been gathered about the colony. These are: Messrs. Louckx, Capy, Boulay, Reverschon, Royer, Raymond, Michel, Boll, Loupot, Coiret, the Sontaire boys, the Barbiers and the Goetsells.

Mrs.IRISH. Natives of Ireland were among the first settlers in Spanish-ruled Texas, and the story of the Irish in Texas is in many ways coincident with the founding of the republic and the development of the state. The heritage of the Irish seems in retrospect to have peculiarly suited their migration to a new land, for the English dominance of.the book.

There is besides-in Soergel's book-some interesting description and information concerning Galveston, Houston, and the early German settlements on Mill Creek and Cummins Creek, New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Soergel concludes his book with an urgent plea, addressed to the Mainzer Adelsverein, for financial assistance for the German.