Famous Texans

Anson Jones 1798 – 9 January 1858  K2Y5-RWW ​share grandparents Gilbert side, Anson Jones  was a doctor, businessperson, member of Congress, and the fourth and last President of the Republic of Texas, sometimes called the “Architect of Annexation”.



James Bowie 10 March 1796 – 6 March 1836 LC3H-2C1 share grandparents Gilbert Side

ROBERT CAVE 1538 – 26 July 1586  9XL8-N88 ​ shared grandfather with James Bowie & wife  Margaret Cecil about 1540 – 6 December 1611   KNHW-M8P ​ grandmother Gilbert Side

Preston Goforth Sr 20 May 1714 – 7 October 1780  •  LTW4-DS6 ​Grandfather Gilbert Side in James Bowie Side

Mirabeau Bounaparte Lamar •  KZBL-YH9 ​ shared grandparents Hayley Side

Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (August 16, 1798 – December 19, 1859), an attorney born in Georgia, became a Texas politician, poet, diplomat and soldier. He was a leading Texas political figure during the Texas Republic era. He was elected as the second President of the Republic of Texas after Sam Houston. He was known for waging war against the Cherokee and Comanche people to push them out of Texas and for establishing a fund to support public education.

“Stonewall Jackson” Lt.Ge Thomas Jonathan Jackson 21 January 1824 – 10 May 1863  •  LTZY-JXD ​Shared Haney grandparents on his wifes side