Saturday, March 2, 2013

It's Texas Independence Day!

On March 2, 1836, Texas declared its independence from Mexico, formed a separate nation, and created the Republic of Texas.

Texas Independence Day is the celebration of the adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 1836. With this document, settlers in Mexican Texas officially broke from Mexico, creating the Republic of TexasTexas Independence Day is an official holiday in the state of Texas. (Wikipedia)






Some of our ancestors moved to Texas prior to the Texas Revolution or during the time Texas was a Republic (1836-1846) So just remember, that each of us who are descendants have a bit of Texas in our DNA.

Republic of Texas Ancestors:

John Sadler & Bathsheba Lindley (John fought at the Battle of San Jacinto.)
Mary Sadler (Born in the Republic of Texas.)
Jane Baldwin Family (husband possibly William Baldwin)
Francis Marion Baldwin (Born in the Republic of Texas.)
James Francis Box Family
Stephen F. Box Family
James Wilson Family
Mills Whitley Family
Sharp Whitley Family