Category: History

Zebulon M. Pike

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The next exploration of the country which was to become Kansas was in 1806. In 1805 Lieutenant Zebulon M. Pike was sent on a voyage of...

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Villazur Expedition

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The next expedition entering what is now the State of Kansas was sent out from the Spanish settlements in New Mexico. The first intimation the...

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Walnut Springs Camp

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The Marshall families three brothers, two sisters and one foster sister –spend the month of August in each year at the Walnut Springs Camp, a...

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The Turk

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The Turk was to play an important part in the future movements of the Coronado expedition. He must have gone with Alvarado when that captain...

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Upper Louisiana

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The inaptitude of the Government of the United States to comprehend the needs of a people of foreign origin living under a government devised by...

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The Texans

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now One Snively, styling himself a Colonel, organized, in North Texas, early in May, 1843, a force of about one hundred and seventy-five men for the...

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The State Bank of Leon

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The State Bank of Leon. The writer had been extolling the virtues of business establishments in thirty states but he had never yet run across...

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The Seven Cities

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now In the revival of the myths of “The Seven Cities” it was said that other parties from the Spanish settlements had visited the rich...

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The Santa Fe Trail

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The Santa Fe Trail was one of those natural routes sometimes found between countries far separated. The physical conformation of the Southwest...

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Quivera

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The march of Coronado having for its immediate object the discovery of Quivira began at Cicuye. This pueblo had been by many identified with the...

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