I'm related through Mary Tedford 1857-1940.
You can check out a web site with all the info you want. The internet site will bring you to Robert Tedford Sr 1719-1790 and his father etc. The internet page is http://www.geocities.com/~dkhowell//wc08/wc08_076.htm
If you can give me any information on how we are related to Sam Houston I would apprecite it. You can e-me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
James M. Tedford would be my g,g,g, great grandfathers brother Capt. John Tedford 1750-1832.