[Henry Wilcox]

Description:

A photograph of a sketch of Henry Wilcox, an early settler of Shoal Point. In the sketch, Mr. Wilcox is wearing a dark suit coat, a white shirt and black bow tie.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: 1840 - 1853  
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 124
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1840 - 1853
  • Digitized: June 15, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Era
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
From 1840 to 1853
Description:

A photograph of a sketch of Henry Wilcox, an early settler of Shoal Point. In the sketch, Mr. Wilcox is wearing a dark suit coat, a white shirt and black bow tie.

Note:

Henry Wilcox, a native of Rockbridge Country, Virginia, married Almira Bowles Bowen who lived on the Texas City area on land granted by Stephen F. Austin, about 1840. They lived in Shoal Point where they had five children born between 1842 and 1852. Henry Wilcox died in 1853 of yellow fever. (Taken from material submitted by Walter H. Wilson.)

Physical Description:

1 photographic print : b&w ; 5 x 3.5 in.

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Subject(s):
Partner:
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: bspded-03
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth15320
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public