Feb 26 2015

Stevenson IconFormer slaves Annie and Ed Stevenson’s legacy: grandchildren, dedicated to education and public service.

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Nov 18 2014
B. C. and Lucinda Walters came to Bexar County in the early 1850s to raise their family. B. C. died leaving Lucinda with six children. She bought a farm in east Bexar County along the Old Gonzales Road where she raised her family. The Walters and their neighbors formed the community of Mount Olive.
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Nov 18 2014

Theodore Felix was born in San Antonio, Texas on September 24, 1856. He was the son of Franz Felix and Petronella Gorzyl Felix. His parents came to Texas from Poland in 1855, settling in San Antonio, where Franz worked first as a porter and later as a grocer. Theo was educated in San Antonio.

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Nov 18 2014

Tom Secrest was born in Texas about 1852.  He was the son of John M. Secrest and Martha N. Parchman Secrest.  His life was consumed by the violence associated with Cottage Hill. 

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Nov 18 2014

Valentine and Josepha (Mendla) Aniol and their children Mary and Jacob arrived in Texas from Upper Silesia in late 1855.  

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