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548 HISTORY OF TEXAS.
who composed the company were all born in
Ireland, that land that has given to liberty's
cause so many brave and noble men, whether
at home or oni foreign soil. Of the fortythree
only three are now living, two in Texas
and one in Illinois. Captain Dowling died
when Mrs. Robertson was but a child. Captain
and Mrs. Dowling had two children, R.
S., of New Orleans, and Annie, wife of our
subject. Mrs. Dowling after the death of
Captain D., married W. R. Daniel, a native
of Mississippi. By her last marriage she
had four children: Walter, Edward, Rosa
and Robert. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel reside in
On March 6, 1889, the anniversary of the
independence of the republic of Texas the
citizens of Houston, the home of Captain
Dowling from boyhood to the day of his
death, through Judge W. P. Hamblin their
representative in the Twentieth State Legislature
of Texas, then in session in the capitol
at Austin, in one of the most eloquent
speeches ever made in the capital, presented
to Mrs. Hoberton a handsome gold medal
with diamond setting. as a token of their asteem
for her father and as an expression of
their high appreciation of the distinguished
services lie rendered the '. Lost Cause," and
especially the people of Texas in saving their
fair State from invasion by the Federal army
September 8, 1863. The medal has on one
side the inscription, " Presented to Annie
Dowling the daughter of Our Hero," and on
the other side " From citizens of Houston."
The presentation took place in the hall of the
house of Representatives at an hour set by
the house for the purpose and in the presence
of both branches of thle Legislature, the
heads of the different departments and a
large concourse of citizens and friends, exGovernor
Frank R. Lubbock an old-time
friend of Captain Dowling, accepted the
medal for Mrs. Robertson in a neat, appropriate
Mrs. Robertson is a lady of culture and
refinement, a lover of books, music and home.
Mr. Robertson is a member of the Mystic
Circle, takes an active interest in political
matters, and is a man of liberal views.
t4 E. BAINE, a physician of Lee county,
is a son of Moses and Cecelia T. (Engoldsby)
Baine. The father was born
in County Armagh, Ireland, in 1800,.
but when a young man emigrated to America,
landing at Baltimore, Maryland, where
he remained several years. While there he
was married, and in 1830 or 1831 they
caine to Texas, locating at San Felipe, at the
mouth of the Brazos river. With his family
lie afterward moved to Washington county,
where the father died in 1864:, and the mother
in 1861. After locating in this State the
father followed farming and stock-raising,
took part in the early conflicts that threw off
the Mexican yoke, and occupied a high place
in the esteem of the citizens. Mr. and Mrs.
Baine were the parents of ten children, viz.:
Sarah and George, deceased; Alice, wife of
H. Levinson, of Weatherford, Texas; Mary,
wife of M. 'P. Kerr, of Laredo, this State;
Eliza, now Mrs. 0. H. Crazier, of Brenham;
William, who served as a private in Nelson's
regiment during the late war, and was killed
at the battle of New Hope Church; Parthenia,
wife of C. H. Carlisle, of Brenham, Texas;
Cecelia, wife of T. A. Low, also of that city;
Moses, deceased; and IH. E., our subject.
Harry E. Baine was born in Washingtog
county, Texas, June 6, 1854, and attended
the common schools and the Baylor Univer
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Lewis Publishing Company, publisher. History of Texas, together with a biographical history of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson counties : containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named counties, and personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families, book, 1893; Chicago. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29785/m1/592/: accessed July 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .