Membership in James W. Fannin Chapter, DRT is by issued invitation and verified lineage proof. 
Visitors are welcome!

Direct lineage to a Republic of  Texas ancestor is  a requirement.  The Republic years are from the dates of March 2, 1836 through February 19, 1846.

We invite you to visit us.  Please  Email President Kay Atzenhofer for meeting information.

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James Walker Fannin Chapter
Daughters of the Republic of Texas

Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Victoria, Texas

(Photo from Internet)

Colonel James Walker Fannin was b. 1804, d. March 27, 1836
Texas Independence Army officer. While commander at Goliad, he was massacred along with 341 other Texas Rebels who were captured at the Battle of Coleto on the orders of General Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana during the War of Texas Independence


Victoria, Texas
Organized 1904
Re-Organized 1942

DRT Division VII

Photo by Billye D. Jackson of Goliad mission, Presidio La Bahia.
Presidio La Bahia
Photo by Billye Jackson

Capture and Slaughter of Fannin's Men

Fannin Square Monument, Goliad, TX

Fannin Execution

Fannin Grave

Texas Patriots

List of Fannin and his men & more (TSHA Online)

Texas St. Library and Archives also has list of his men

Our meeting home, the historic Power Home, Victoria, TX

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Melba Coleman
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Martha Jones
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Jan Chilcoat
Linda Sprencel
Donna Schultheiss
Joella Smith

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