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Alone by the Sea

The Story of Jane Wilkinson Long, Mother of Texas

Effie Missouria Pitchford Moore

180 pages
University of North Texas Libraries
Historical narrative of the live of Jane Wilkinson Long, wife of James Long who led a filibustering attempt into Texas in 1819. This work covers her early marriage life in Louisiana and her subsequent life in Texas.
Author Bio

Effie Missouria Pitchford was born in Beeville, Texas on February 22, 1892. She was the fourth child born to Frank A. and Missouri Bailey Pitchford. She married Webb L. Moore (18 Mar 1917) and had no children. She was librarian for several years at Allen Academy in San Marcos, Texas. She died on April 5, 1968, and is buried in Memorial Oaks Cemetery in Houston.