Tag: genealogy

Texas Hero Font

The first font to simulate actual old penmanship, Texas Hero is modeled chiefly on the handwritten script of Thomas J. Rusk—who served as commander of the Texas Army, chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court, and one of the state’s

Emily Austin Font

Emily Austin is modeled after the penmanship of Emily Margaret Austin (Bryan) Perry, an early Texas colonist along with her brother, Stephen F. Austin, for whom the state capital was named. Specimens were letters dating from 1837 until 1851, the

Schooner Script Font

Schooner Script replicates the handwriting of Samuel Clarke, pastor of a church in Princeton, Massachusetts, in a letter to his congregation dated 18 September 1825—a plea for donations to help some families who lost their belongings in an accident at

Remsen Script Font

The 1765 Stamp Act ignited in American colonists a simmering distrust of the distant British Parliament, whose oppressive trade duties they deemed unfair assaults on their rights as English subjects. Before long, of course, this little dustup spawned The Boston

Lamar Pen Font

Lamar Pen gets its name from Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar, whose penmanship it’s modeled after. Lamar, born in Georgia in 1798, migrated in 1835 to Texas, where he supported—and the following year fought for—the then-Mexican province’s independence. He stuck around, too,

Old Man Eloquent Font

Old Man Eloquent simulates the handwriting of John Quincy Adams, the second President of The United States, in pages of his famous diary, circa 1810. Adams kept his diary from 1779, when he was a boy, until 1848, the year

Military Scribe Font

The 10th Regiment of Foot is a British military unit raised more than three centuries ago—and perhaps most famous in the U.S. for seeing action on American soil during the Revolutionary War in the Battles of Lexington and Concord and