Notable Texans Before 1900

The following are brief biographical statistics of people that performed key roles in the development of Texas before 1900. For additional detail on each person, just select their name from the table (an asterisk indicates that a portrait is also provided).

----Birth----
Year / Place
----Death----
Year / Place
Texas
Rev?
Indian
Fights?
Mx-Am
War?
Civil
War?
Branch T. Archer*1790VA1856TXyes---
Stephen F. Austin*1793VA1836TXyes---
Peter H. Bell*1812VA1898NCyesyesyesyes
Gail Borden, Jr.*1801NY1874TXyes--yes
James Bowie*1796KY1836TXyesyes--
John H. Brown*1820MO1895TX-yes-yes
Guy M. Bryan*1821MO1901TX--yesyes
Ed Burleson*1798NC1851TXyesyesyes-
David Burnet*1788NJ1870TXyes---
Richard Coke*1829VA1897TX---yes
F. de Coronado1510SP1554MX----
Davy Crockett*1786TN1836TXyes---
Susana Dickinson*1814TN1883TXyes---
James Fannin1804GA1836TXyes---
John 'Rip' Ford*1815SC1897TX-yesyesyes
Tom Green*1814VA1864LAyesyesyesyes
W. P. Hardeman*1816TN1898TXyesyesyesyes
John C. Hays*1817TN1883CA-yesyes-
J. P. Henderson*1809NC1858DC--yes-
James S. Hogg*1851TX1906TX----
Sam Houston*1793VA1863TXyesyes--
Albert S. Johnston*1802KY1862TNyesyesyesyes
Anson Jones*1798MA1858TXyes---
Scott Joplin*1868TX1917NY----
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----Birth----
Year / Place
----Death----
Year / Place
Texas
Rev?
Indian
Fights?
Mx-Am
War?
Civil
War?
Mirabeau Lamar*1798GA1859TXyes-yes-
Sieur de La Salle*1643FR1687TX----
Jane Long*1798MD1880TX----
F. R. Lubbock*1815SC1905TX-yes-yes
Ben McCulloch*1811TN1862ARyesyesyesyes
Ben Milam*1788KY1835TXyes---
Antonio Navarro*1795TX1871TXyesyes--
Elisabet Ney*1833GE1907TX----
James K. Polk*1795NC1849TN--yes-
'O. Henry' Porter*1862NC1910NY----
O. M. Roberts*1815SC1898TX---yes
Sterling Robertson*1785TN1842TXyes---
L. S. 'Sul' Ross*1838IA1898TX-yes-yes
Thomas J. Rusk*1803SC1857TXyesyes--
A. de Santa Anna*1794MX1876MXyes-yes-
Ashbel Smith*1805CT1886TX--yesyes
E. 'Deaf' Smith*1787NY1837TXyesyes--
Henry Smith*1784KY1851CAyesyes--
Alex. W. Terrell*1827VA1912TX---yes
William B. Travis*1809SC1836TXyes---
'Bigfoot' Wallace*1817VA1899TX-yesyes-
R. M. Williamson*1804GA1859TXyesyes--
Lorenzo de Zavala*1789MX1836TXyes---
----Birth----
Year / Place
----Death----
Year / Place
Texas
Rev?
Indian
Fights?
Mx-Am
War?
Civil
War?

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