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Webpage by Paul Ridenour

In my travels and genealogy research, I have come across graves, monuments, and historical markers of famous or infamous Texas people and places - Sam Houston, Bonnie and Clyde, a wife of Davy Crockett, Civil War General Robert Gano, President LBJ's home, etc. I decided to create a webpage for those who might be interested in some of this Texas history.


Sam Houston's bigger than life statue, south of Huntsville, Texas, on Interstate 45


Houston's grave and monument, Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Texas


Elizabeth Crockett (5/22/1788 Buncomb Co, NC - 1/31/1860 Hood Co, TX), wife of Davy Crocket.
Married in Lawrence Co, TN, in 1815. Buried with son Robert Patton Crockett (1816-1899)
and daughter Matilda Porter Crockett (1823-1863) in Acton Cemetery, Acton, Texas (between
Cleburne and Granbury, TX).


Confederate General Robert Gano (related to Howard Hughes), Oakland Cemetery, Dallas, Texas.  Gano fought alongside Stand Watie at the Battle of Big Cabin, OK.


The Alamo - San Antonio, TX


Bonnie and Clyde


Western Heights Cemetery - off Ft. Worth Avenue near Dallas


Clyde Barrow and brother Marvin L. Barrow ,
Western Heights Cemetery, Ft. Worth Ave., Dallas, Texas
Clyde Barrow (3/24/1909 - 5/23/1934)


Bonnie Parker, Crown Hill Memorial Cemetery, Dallas, Texas


Stephen Ray Vaughan, Laurel Land Cemetery, Dallas, TX


Birthplace of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Denison, Texas


Boyhood home of President Lyndon B. Johnson, Johnson City, Texas