Bailey Hardeman Family Tree
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Introduction
Bailey Hardeman was born in 1795 in Tennessee and came to Texas in September of 1835. A lawyer and veteran of the War of 1812, he organized the Matagorda militia soon after his arrival in Texas and was also elected Secretary of the Treasury of the interim government. Six months after his arrival in Texas, Hardeman served on a committee that drafted the Texas Declaration of Independence from Mexico. In September of 1836, he died at his home in Matagorda County.
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