The Texanist: Might I Be Related to One of the Most Famous Figures in Texas History?

The Texanist: Might I Be Related to One of the Most Famous Figures in Texas History?

texanistQ: Hypothetically speaking, were my stepfather a descendant of Moses Austin, would that entitle me to introduce myself as the great-great-great-great-great-step-grandson of the father of the Father of Texas? Heath Dollar, Fort Worth A: This is an intriguing question, Mr. Dollar, and also a fairly challenging one. Though the Texanist is totally up for it, you should know that while he is occasionally sidetracked for remarkably long stretches of time by the many deep rabbit holes that are part and parcel of his professionally related perusal of interest-piquing Lone Star pedigrees, he is not actually an expert in the realm of genealogy. Nor is he all that practiced when it comes to pondering hypotheticals. The Texanist is the Texanist, you know. He isn’t the Theorist.…View Original Post

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