[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.

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1840..1853].

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by Moore Memorial Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 176 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Moore Memorial Public Library

The Moore Memorial Public Library documents the local history of Texas City and surrounding areas. Because of their work in preserving historical materials, they received the Rescuing Texas History grant.

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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.

Physical Description

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

Notes

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.)

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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History is a project that aims to digitize at-risk photographs, maps, artwork, and more. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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  • [1840..1853]

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  • 1840 - 1853

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • July 20, 2006, 8:08 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 26, 2016, 11:14 a.m.

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[Henry Wilcox], photograph, [1840..1853]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15320/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Moore Memorial Public Library.