Collection: History of Fort Bend County Texas

Biographical Sketch of Wessendorff, T. B.

Fort Bend County, Treasure Tony B. Wessendorff, present County Treasurer, was born in Richmond, Fort Bend County, on the 19th day of November 1872. His father, Anton Wessendorff, came to this County from Hamburg, Germany, when...

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Company H

Colonel Frank Terry, commanding, killed at Woodsonville, Kentucky. Second Lieutenant-Robert J. Calder, killed at Moss Creek, East Tennessee. Third Lieutenant W. D. Adams, died on the way home, after resigning his commission in...

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Biographical Sketch of Florer, J. C.

Fort Bend County, Superintendent Of Public Instruction. Mr. Flora is a young man of sterling qualities, affable, pleasant manners and has faithfully performed the duties of his office in looking after the schools of Fort Bend...

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Biographical Sketch of M. M. Newell

Fort Bend County, County Clerk Mr. Newell is a young man and is now serving his first term of office. He has proved himself to be very efficient in the management of his work. His is one of the historic names of Fort Bend...

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Mier Prisoners, Fate Unknown

W. A. Alexander David Allen George Anderson Alexander Armstrong  James C. Armstrong E. Arthur James Barber Daniel F. Barney T. A. Barney D. H. E. Beasley Thomas W. Bell Bates J. Berry John Dusenbery Samuel P. Bennett...

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Biography of Foster, Randolph

“Uncle Ran.” Foster, as he was familiarly known in his old days, was among the first settlers of Fort Bend County, coming with Stephen F. Austin in the first installment. “Uncle Ran.,” however, had been...

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