La Una De Cordova Skinner Papers 1859-1874


La Una De Cordova Skinner Papers 1859-1874

The La Una De Cordova Skinner Papers consists of three items documenting Texas history during the 19th century.



SNAC Resource ID: 6639650

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De Cordova, Rebecca (person)

Skinner, La Una De Cordova, d. 1963 (person)

La Una De Cordova Skinner, born in Collinsville, Texas, was state poet laureate and a member of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT). She was granddaughter of early Texan Jacob De Cordova (1808-1868) and Rebecca Sterling De Cordova. Skinner was approved April 7, 1936 to the James Butler Bonham Chapter of the DRT. La Una De Cordova was married to John William Skinner, Sr. Mrs. Skinner died October 28, 1963. From the guide to the La Una De Cordova Skinner Papers MC151., 1859-18...

Sherman, Sidney, 1805-1873 (person)

Born in Marlboro, Massachusetts, Sidney Sherman (1805-1873) was one of ten children of Micah Sherman and Susanna Frost. Orphaned at the age of 12, Sherman began working as a clerk in a Boston mercantile house four years later. After five years in New York City, he moved in 1831 to Cincinnati, Ohio, where he founded a cotton bagging company. In 1835, Sherman became captain of a volunteer militia company and sold his business in order to equip fifty-two soldiers to fight in the Texas ...

Carton, William (person)