The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 19, July 1915 - April, 1916 Page: 59
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Harris County, 1892-1845
and moved away on account of sickness or business depression,
while fatal diseases cut off the lives of hundreds every year.
Among the names of citizens not otherwise recorded in this
sketch, who, in their several professions and avocations contrib-
uted towards building up the city during the period of its infancy
and maintaining its status until annexation gave assurance of
future prosperity, are the following: A. C. Allen, John K. Allen,
Samuel L. Allen, William M. Rice, F. A. Rice, Thomas William
House, William J. Hutchins, E. B. Nichols, George H. Bringhurst,
Benjamin Fort Smith, Francis Richard Lubbock, John Woodruff,
Robert Wilson and J. T. D. Wilson, Charles Shearn, Henry Francis
Fisher, George W. Kimball, Lodowick Justine Latham, Cornelius
Ennis, Henry Whitney Fontaine, John Houston, Alexander Mc-
Gowan, Thomas M. Bagby, Isaac Wright Brashear, H. M. De-
Chaumes, Colonel Francis W. Johnson, Jacob Cruger, William R.
Baker, T. B. J. Hadley, Paul Bremond, E. W. Taylor, Henry
Sampson, Robert P. Boyce, B. A. Shepherd, Bering Brothers, O.
J. Cochran, H. D. Taylor, John Kuhlman, Captain John F. Ster-
rett, Captain Frederick Wilmot Smith, James Rather, Dr. Alex-
ander Ewing, Dr. J. E. Jaeger, Dr. Ashbel Smith, A. J. Burke,
E. Mather, Alexander Thurston, William Fairfax Gray, and his
sons, Peter W., William Fairfax, and A. C. Gray, Stephen F.
Noble, Edward P. Noble, Stephen Richardson, Dr. I. S. Roberts,
Dr. William A. Elliot, Captain Joseph Daniels, Daniel T.
Fitchett, Dr. Francis Moore, S. P. Christian, John W. Schrimpf,
N. T. Davis, Peter Bauman, George F. Baker, Peter Gable, Alan-
son Taylor, John Kennedy, Burchard Miller, Dr. John L. Bryan,
Patrick C. Jack, Horace Baldwin, Robert F. Campbell, Benjamin
F. Tankersley, J. Shackleford, Jr., J. D. Groesbeck, Moseley
Baker, Thoms T. Bailey, Samuel H. Frost, A. S. Ruthven, C. F.
Duer, Joseph A. Harris, L. S. Perkins, J. F. Torrey, Newton Car-
son, John P. Morris, N. Davis, Charles Stephens, F. W. Robert-
son, John H. Brown, William Needham, B. Levenhagen, Colonel
James F. Reilly, H. Runnels, J. Castanie, J. Fitzgerald, Dr. Hart-
ridge and Dr. H. D. Cone, George Gazley, C. A. Morris, J. M.
Robinson, J. W. Pitkin, J. W. Scott, Francis Gassiot, Thomas
Davidson, T. R. Taylor, R. R. Wilkins, J. V. Cowling; Claude
Nicholas Pillot came with his family to Houston in 1837, and
lived there a short time, removing thence to Willow Creek, twenty-
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