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Lewis Emanuel Texada (2 Aug. 1818-23 Aug. 1884)

L. E. Texada was the son of John Augustus (or Augustin) Texada, of Mississippi, and his wife, Lucy Welsh (1794-1845). “The first of the Texadas to immigrate from Castile, Spain, was Don Manuel Garcia de Texada, the father of John … Continue reading

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Joseph Biddle Wilkinson Penrose (7 Mar. 1835-ca. 6 Apr. 1865)

Joseph B. W. Penrose of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, was the son of Clement Biddle Penrose (1802-1839), of Philadelphia, PA, and his wife Anne Wilkinson, of New Orleans, Louisiana. (Leach) Joseph Penrose’s college career began with a year (1851-1852) at the … Continue reading

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Joseph Young Allison (16 July 1846-1 Dec. 1912)

Joseph Young Allison was born in Concord, N.C., the second of the nine children of Robert Washington Allison (1809-1898), a farmer and merchant, and his wife, Sara Ann Phifer Allison (1816-1889). Joseph joined the Confederate Army in 1864 and served … Continue reading

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Gazzam Family of Alabama

George Gano Gazzam (22 Oct. 1831-1 Sep. 1864) and William Parker Gazzam (29 Apr. 1839-25 Feb. 1910) were sons of Charles Wood Gazzam (1798-1882) of Mobile, Alabama, and his wife, Clementina Lea (d. 1886). Charles W. Gazzam was the founder … Continue reading

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Robert Emmett Amis (30 Jul. 1840-12 Nov. 1876)

Robert Emmett Amis (called “Amie”) was the son of Junius Amis (b. ca. 1815-d. before 1860), a planter, and his wife, Henrietta Hawkins (b. ca. 1821). He was born in North Carolina, but the family soon moved to Mississippi, and … Continue reading

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