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Early Residents of Lamar

James Byrne organized the City of Lamar across Copano Bay. He named it after the President of the Republic of Texas, Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar. In 1839, twenty families lived in Lamar. Some of the early inhabitants were:

Byrne, James
Braun, Anna Catherine, wife of Frederick Gunderman
McRae, Archibald, his wife, Vincey, and children: John Hardy, Murdoch, Susan, and Sara
Ballou, Seth