Mary Maverick of Old San Antonio (Pioneer Texans, 2) by Ann Fears Crawford

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • History - United States/19th Century,
  • History - United States/State & Local,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12309743M
ISBN 101931823103
ISBN 109781931823104
OCLC/WorldCa149089145

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Mary was the first American woman to set up house in San Antonio. She witnessed the Council House fight, the Comanche Invasion ofand knew most of the famous Texans of her day.

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Mary Maverick was a writer of uncommon strength who recounted both good and bad times with vigor and poignancy. Cholera decimated the population of San Antonio. Two of Mary's children died in the epidemic - a sad commentary on the unsanitary water that plauged many frontier communities.5/5(11).

More reviews» Mary A. Maverick. Mary Ann Adams Maverick (–) was a pioneer and a woman of letters whose published memoirs chronicle her pioneer experiences in Texas. She was the wife of Samuel Maverick — a leading figure in the Texas Revolution — and a prominent member of the San Antonio Historical Society and the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.

Written in her old age, the memoirs of Mary A. Maverick describe, with unparalleled authenticity, the society of early San Antonio and family life on the Texas frontier.

From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review5/5(1). Mary Ann Adams Maverick (Ma – Febru ), was an early Texas pioneer and author of memoirs which form an important source of information about daily life in and around San Antonio during the Republic of Texas period through the American Civil War.

Mary Maverick was a writer of uncommon strength who recounted both good and bad times with vigor and poignancy. Cholera decimated the population of San Antonio.

Two of Mary's children died in the epidemic - a sad commentary on the unsanitary water that plauged many frontier s:   -Mrs. Mary Maverick, San Antonio, Memoirs of Mary Maverick Few people realize that the word maverick, a term associated with unbranded cattle, was.

Marries Mary Ann Adams: January, Maverick family returns to Texas; licensed to practice law in Texas: Involved in San Antonio and state politics and government, including terms as mayor, city treasurer, alderman, and chief justice of San Antonio, as.

Inhe took a special course in Economics at St. Mary’s University. He practiced law in San Antonio for several years and also helped develop and served as Vice-President of the Kelley-Maverick Lumber Company in San Antonio. He was very active in civic affairs, and organized the Citizens’ League of San Antonio in   Mary Ann Adams Maverick.

Ma –Febru The memoirs of Mary Maverick paint a vivid picture of life on the Texas frontier. Born in Alabama, Mary moved to San Antonio in after marrying Samuel Maverick, a veteran of the Texas Revolution.

Sam was a leading figure in the new Republic. Rena Maverick Green, ed., Memoirs of Mary A. Maverick (San Antonio: Alamo Printing, ).

Rena Maverick Green, ed., Samuel Maverick, Texan (San Antonio, ). Paula Mitchell Marks, Turn Your Eyes toward Texas: Pioneers Sam and Mary Maverick (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, ). Maverick Family Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at.

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Born in South Carolina inSamuel Augusts Maverick moved to Texas in and fell in love with San Antonio. He barely missed the Alamo siege en route to Washington-on-the Brazos to sign the Texas Declaration of Independence. He headed back to the South soon after, then returned to Texas with his new bride, Mary Adams Maverick, in “First woman from the States to settle in San Antonio” MAVERICK, Mary A[nn] A[dams].

Memoirs of Mary A. Maverick Arranged by Mary A. Maverick and Her Son Geo. Madison Maverick. Edited by Rena Maverick Green (Illustrated). San Antonio: Alamo Printing Co., [], pp., title with portrait, 16 photographic plates (including frontispiece portrait of Mary and her children).

8vo. The classic Memoirs of Mary A. Maverick, first published inare at last carefully re-edited. There are extensive annotations, new illustrations, and an index to put this widely praised work back into print in a more readable, usable and up-to-date format/5(1).

Memoirs of Mary A. Maverick, arranged by Mary A. Maverick and her son Geo. Madison Maverick; San Antonio, Tex., Alamo printing co. Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the.

Under the terms of a treaty, sixty-five Indians led by the chieftan Muguara (Muk-wah-rah) delivered Matilda to authorities in San Antonio on Ma Mary Ann Maverick, who witnessed the event and helped to bathe and dress the girl after she was returned, later recounted that Matilda had been badly tortured and "was utterly degraded, and.

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Excerpt from Memoirs of Mary A. Maverick Samuel Augustus Maverick, my husband, was born July 23rd,at Pendleton, South Carolina. His parents were Samuel Maverick and his wife Elizabeth Anderson.

She was the daughter of General Robert Anderson, of South Carolina, and of Revolutionary note, and his wife Ann Thompson of Virginia. Samuel Maverick was once a prominent merchant of. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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Maverick" by Mary A. Maverick is an eyewitness look at the harshness, dangers, and problems, as well as the joys and eventual accomplishments of frontier Texas life by an early a typical Hollywood "oat burner", Mary's memoirs show what fortitude the frontier settler needed just to survive, let alone prosper.

Mary and Samuel Maverick did not get to San Antonio until June and by then Mary had given birth to the first of their ten children. Samuel knew San Antonio well, for he had gone there in the fall of with plans to start building a land empire.

Instead, he was thrust into the developing Texas Revolution. Mary was deeply involved in the Battle of Flowers that was the precursor to the modern day celebration Fiesta. She helped save the Alamo from development and was an active member of the San Antonio Historical Society and the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.

When Sam died, Mary found her old handkerchief among his most treasured possessions. Prints and Photographs Collection, di_, The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin (–98). Mary Maverick was a pioneer in what is now San Antonio, diaries she kept have provided historians with important information about life on the Texas frontier when Texas was an independent country and during its early years as a U.S.

state. S St Mary's St, San Antonio, TX Valet service is available for $8 per car. Our parking lot on S. Presa is available for free parking for Sunday Brunch only for Maverick customers. () f. () e. [email protected].

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Along the way, he met and married year-old Mary Ann Adams of Alabama. After the couple’s return to San Antonio in early with young Sam Jr. in tow, Maverick often traveled away from the family, surveying and buying land in unsettled parts of the young republic.

Eventually, he owned someacres in Texas. Samuel Augustus Maverick was a 19th century San Antonio mayor, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and a land baron. He chose not. 5 San Antonio Light, Januas cited by Mary Carolyn Hollers Jutson.

Alfred Giles: An English Architect in Texas and Mexico (San Antonio: Trinity University Press, ) 6 San Antonio Daily Light, J15; BCDR (Affidavit as to possession, J ). Memoirs of Mary A. Maverick by Mary Adams Maverick,Maverick Pub.

Co edition, in English. Rena Maverick Green (Febru – Novem ) was an artist, a suffragist and a co-founder of the San Antonio Conservation was a pioneer female member of the San Antonio School Board and served on the board of trustees of the San Antonio Public Library.

Mary Ann Maverick. Alamo San Antonio Texas Revolution Republic Of Texas American Frontier Texas History Watercolor Sketch Old West Texans Old. Maury Maverick, Jr., Prominent San Antonio Liberal Voice Dies At 82 by Adolfo Alvarez Texana News Writer Maury Maverick Jr., scion of a prominent San Antonio family who made his own mark as a liberal lawyer, legislator and newspaper columnist, died Tuesday ck was In recent years, Maverick wrote weekly columns in the San Antonio Express News, and performed legal work for.

Fontaine Maury Maverick, Jr. (January 3, – Janu ) was an American lawyer, politician, activist, and columnist from the U.S.

state of Texas. A member of the prominent Maverick family, he was the great-grandson of Samuel Maverick, the rancher who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence and famously refused to brand his cattle, and the son of Maury Maverick Sr., a two-term.

We have 7 records for Mary Maverick ranging in age from 35 years old to years old. Mary has been found in 7 states including Texas, California, Maine, Florida, Missouri, and 2 others.

Possible related people for Mary Maverick include Andrew Lewis Maverick, Emily Fisch Maverick, Vance M Maverick, Pei Yu, Donald T Estes, and many others. years after the founding of Lockwood National Bank, the building now houses Maverick Whiskey.

Incredibly, Ken Maverick found his family’s year-old whiskey recipe in the journals of his great-great-great grandmother, Mary Maverick. Upon finding it, he knew that he had to make it. He gave it a shot using his bathtub.William Harvey Maverick was born on December 24in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, United States, to Samuel Augustus Maverick and Mary Ann Maverick.

William had 3 siblings: Albert Maverick, Samuel Augustus Maverick Jr and Mary Brown Terrell. William passed away on December 10at age 75 in San Antonio. Fisher and his wife, Mary founded the company inShe is a member of the celebrated Maverick family of San Antonio.

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