His family was respectable, but of limited means, so that the early education of Columbus was defective. Up to his arrival in Spain only one date has been preserved.
They first appeared in the weekly column, "Footprints of Fayette," which is published in local newspapers. He was almost years old. The Scallorns moved on to western Tennessee where he and Polly settled.
Stephen began a successful practice of medicine for the next 25 years. Polly died on March 10,shortly after the birth of her eleventh child.
On the 23rd of April,he married Martha Bullock with whom he fathered three more children. Stephen and Martha moved to Fayette County, Texas in It was built on property located on Criswell Creek near the Criswell family cemetery, a short distance east of the community of West Point, Texas.
They reconciled and talked all night.
Stephen Scallorn is credited with building and helping to organize a total of three Baptist churches: Stephen is buried in the cemetery near where the old Primitive Baptist Church once stood near Upton in Bastrop County.
He is not buried in a Scallorn family cemetery as indicated on a nearby historic marker.
He was attracted to the Republic by the favorable accounts of his oldest son John Wesley Scallorn, who served with the Texas army in the battle of San Jacinto.
Stephen Scallorn and his brother, William, came to Texas with their families in and settled in the vicinity of Plum Creek in Fayette County Fruits and Flowers in the Wilderness, pp. Sneed Bernard Scherrer was one of the first three settlers in the Biegel Settlement, the second oldest German settlement in Texas, which was located in Fayette County, Texas.
He was born in St.
Gallen, Switzerland, on August 20, He was educated there but left at the age of twenty-two and moved to America, arriving in New York. He then went to St.
Louis and down the Mississippi River to New Orleans. There he joined Detlef Dunt, a German traveler and writer, and sailed to Texas. From Brazoria he traveled on foot to San Felipe, where he applied for a headright and rejoined Dunt.
From there, they traveled to Mill Creek, later called Industry. Scherrer stayed for a while with Johann Friedrich Ernst, and while there he taught Ernst how to roll cigars, since tobacco was a major crop. Ernst then began a cigar business.
Scherrer received a headright Certificate Number 27 in Colorado County for one-third league of land. Joseph Biegel had received a land grant from the Mexican government and persuaded Scherrer to buy one-quarter of a league of land from him and settle in what was later called Biegel Settlement.
Since neither Biegel nor his wife could read or write, Scherrer was an asset to them and the community. He owned a freighting business and was a successful farmer and a leading citizen. Also, he served in the volunteer unit of the "Dixie Greys" during the Civil War.
It was organized on June 8, Also, he served as county commissioner in charge of roads and bridges from Biegel to Rutersville along the La Bahia Road. He was appointed commissioner in and They had seven children.
Bernard Scherrer lived on his farm in the Biegel Settlement until his death on November 15, All that remained of the Scherrer estate in was a little log cabin in Henkel Square in Round Top. The cabin was his first home in Texas. It bears a historical marker erected in with the following text: Here he served as justice of the peace, county commissioner, and in he married Gesine Eliza Margarete Koch.
He left his civic, farming and freighting duties to serve in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. The land he owned is now covered by the waters of the Fayette Power Plant. Thornton Charles Henry Schiege, Sr. His parents were Carl and Johanna Wagner Schiege.A time line from before writing began to the present, linked to Andrew Roberts' book Social Science History and to other resources.
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In , according to the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, 75 percent of white families in the United States owned not a single slave, while 1 percent of families owned 40 or more.
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