This Week in Texas Methodist History

Date Posted: 9/30/2013

Tennessee Annual Conference Meets—Sends Four Missionaries to Texas October 3, 1838


Tennessee was one of the most important source regions for immigration to Texas during Mexican rule and during the Republic. There were well-known Tennesseans such as Davy Crockett and former Tennessee Governor Sam Houston. There were also many less prominent residents of Tennessee who came as farmers, merchants, and even Methodist preachers…


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