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Terry Mason's Family History Site

Major lines: Allen, Beck, Borden, Buck, Burden, Carpenter, Carper, Cobb, Cook, Cornell, Cowan, Daffron, Davis, Downing, Faubion, Fauntleroy, Fenter, Fishback, Foulks, Gray, Harris, Heimbach, Henn, Holland, Holtzclaw, Jackson, Jameson, Johnson, Jones, King, Lewis, Mason, Massengill, McAnnally, Moore, Morgan, Overstreet, Price, Peck, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Samuel, Smith, Taylor, Thomas, Wade, Warren, Weeks, Webb, Wodell, Yeiser.

 

Selected Families and Individuals

Source Citations


Paschal Pavolo Borden

1Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 191, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "Paschal went to Texas from Indiana in 1829 with his father.  He took part in the war for Texas independence, belonging to Sam Houston's army.  Mosley Baker's company, Burleson's regiment, which did great service in the battle of San Jacinto, April 21, 1826."


John Pettit Borden

1Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 191, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "John P. Borden was the last survivor of the commissioned officers, who led the triumphant Texans in the splendid victory achieved over the Mexicans at San Jacinto April 21, 1836.  He was a lieutenant in the company of Moseley Baker in Burleson's regiment.  Lieut. Borden's company, with several others, were detached from the main army by Gen. Houston and were placed on the east side of the Brazos River, at San Felipe, to prevent the passage of Santa Ana at that point of the river.  So galiantly did they perform their duty that the Mexican army was compelled to deflect down the river to Richmond, where they effected a crossing.  At the organization of the civil government of Texas, following the successful termination of the revolution, Mr. Borden was appointed the first commissioner of the General Land Office, and kept the records with great care and accuracy, proving that he was admirablly fitted for the postition.  Mr. Borden was an ardent Christian, and member of the Methodist Episcopal Church."

21860 U.S. Census, M653_1304 pg 373, 7 Jul 1860. "John P. Borden 47 M Stockraiser New York
Susan Borden 38 F North Carolina
Thadeus Borden 15 M Texas
Sydney Borden 14 M Texas
John Borden 12 M Texas
Fidelia Borden 8 F Texas
Mary Borden 5 F Texas
Alice Borden 2 F Texas."

31870 U.S. Census, M593_1582 pg 279, Jun 1870. "Borden J. P. 57 MW Farmer New York
------, M.S. 48 FW Keeps house North Carolina
------, Delia 17 FW at home Texas
------, Mary E 14 FW at home Texas
------, Alice G 12 FW at home Texas
------, Lee D 5 MW at home Texas."


John Pettit Borden

1Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 191, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "John P. Borden was the last survivor of the commissioned officers, who led the triumphant Texans in the splendid victory achieved over the Mexicans at San Jacinto April 21, 1836.  He was a lieutenant in the company of Moseley Baker in Burleson's regiment.  Lieut. Borden's company, with several others, were detached from the main army by Gen. Houston and were placed on the east side of the Brazos River, at San Felipe, to prevent the passage of Santa Ana at that point of the river.  So galiantly did they perform their duty that the Mexican army was compelled to deflect down the river to Richmond, where they effected a crossing.  At the organization of the civil government of Texas, following the successful termination of the revolution, Mr. Borden was appointed the first commissioner of the General Land Office, and kept the records with great care and accuracy, proving that he was admirablly fitted for the postition.  Mr. Borden was an ardent Christian, and member of the Methodist Episcopal Church."

21860 U.S. Census, M653_1304 pg 373, 7 Jul 1860. "John P. Borden 47 M Stockraiser New York
Susan Borden 38 F North Carolina
Thadeus Borden 15 M Texas
Sydney Borden 14 M Texas
John Borden 12 M Texas
Fidelia Borden 8 F Texas
Mary Borden 5 F Texas
Alice Borden 2 F Texas."

31870 U.S. Census, M593_1582 pg 279, Jun 1870. "Borden J. P. 57 MW Farmer New York
------, M.S. 48 FW Keeps house North Carolina
------, Delia 17 FW at home Texas
------, Mary E 14 FW at home Texas
------, Alice G 12 FW at home Texas
------, Lee D 5 MW at home Texas."


Thaddeus H. Borden

1Zella Armstrong, Notable Southern Families (Genealogical Publishing Co. Baltimore, 1974.), p 30, G929.2. Printed from Family Archive Viewer CD191, Broderbund Software, Sep. 17, 2000. "Killed in War Between the States."


George G. Borden

1Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 249, FHL US/CAN Film 512.


Mary Elizabeth Borden

1Texas Deaths 1890-1976, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K3S4-D3N. Image.


Martha Borden

1Town Clerk, Massachusetts, Freetown; Births, marriage intentions, and deaths, 1686-1793, Batch C502322, FHL 945020.


Gershom Wodell IV

1Eli Wodell, Wodell Family, Genealogy of a part of the, from 1640 to 1880, p.51, FHL Film 1020783 Item 6.

2Rhode Island, Tiverton, Newport (Extracted Civil records) (Vital Records Index - North America, CDs, 1998).


Hulda Fox

1Helen Gurney Thomas, Massachusetts, Freetown Vital Records of the Town 1686-1890, FHL 974.4851F2 V28t.

2Eli Wodell, Wodell Family, Genealogy of a part of the, from 1640 to 1880, p.51, FHL Film 1020783 Item 6.


Gershom Wodell VI

1Eli Wodell, Wodell Family, Genealogy of a part of the, from 1640 to 1880, p.54, FHL Film 1020783 Item 6.


Sylvia Mosher

1Eli Wodell, Wodell Family, Genealogy of a part of the, from 1640 to 1880, p.54, FHL Film 1020783 Item 6.


Pardon Wodell

1Helen Gurney Thomas, Massachusetts, Freetown Vital Records of the Town 1686-1890, FHL 974.4851F2 V28t.

2Eli Wodell, Wodell Family, Genealogy of a part of the, from 1640 to 1880, p.30, FHL Film 1020783 Item 6.


Patience Borden

1Helen Gurney Thomas, Massachusetts, Freetown Vital Records of the Town 1686-1890, FHL 974.4851F2 V28t.