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Spearman Holland
Full Name: Spearman Holland
Date of birth: 1802
Date of death: 1872

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 4 Nov 2, 1863 - Aug 6, 1866 10th (1) (2) (3)     Carthage / Panola   Panola, Sabine, Shelby
H 14 Nov 4, 1861 - Nov 2, 1863 9th     Carthage / Panola   Panola
H 25 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (4)     Carthage / Panola   Panola, San Augustine, Shelby
H Harrison Feb 16, 1846 - Dec 13, 1847 1st (5)     Marshall / Harrison   Harrison, Panola, Upshur
(1) Holland did not attend 1st Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 10th Legislature, Regular Session - 11/3/1863, p. 1, listed as Senator elect, took oath. "...the roll of Senators was called when the following gentlemen Senators elect came forward, presented their credentials and took the oath prescribed by the Constitution, the same having been administered by Honorable R.T. Wheeler, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court." Senate Journal.
(3) Member roster, 10th Legislature, 1st Called Session, Member not present during the session. Senate Journal.
(4) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette Weekly, 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(5) Democrat. Table of members of the 1st Legislature, Texas Democrat, 5/20/1846, p. 3, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, p. 104, Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
  • HOLLAND, BIRD (?-1864). Bird Holland, brother of Spearman Holland, "probably the father of three sons by a slave." Relatives: Bird Holland - father, William H. Holland - son; Spearman Holland - uncle, William H. Holland - nephew. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • HOLLAND, SPEARMAN (1802-1872). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketches of Spearman, Bird, James Kemp, & William H. Holland. Relatives: Spearman & Bird Holland - brothers; Spearman Holland - father, James Kemp Holland - son; Bird Holland - uncle, James Kemp Holland - nephew. Rusk County, TXGenWeb Project.
  • Other Resources
  • Reprint of "Descendants of Panola County slaves dedicate marker to slavemaster, " Longview News-Journal, 11/8/1998. Rusk County History, Black News. Lady Texian County Research Pages..
  • "Cousins meet, find relatives in Texas and Tennessee Legislatures," 10/13/2004 Pleasanton Express.
  • "Kemp Holland, his children and grandchildren," research compiled by Sandra G. Holland, Pleasanton, TX. Working File, 2004.
  • HOLLAND, JAMES KEMP (1822-1898). Relatives: Spearman Holland - father, James K. Holland - son. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Committee Informationtop
    10th R.S. - 1863
    Military Affairs  
    Printing and Contingent Expenses  
    Public Lands  
    7th R.S. - 1857
    Public Grounds  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    1st R.S. - 1846
    County Boundaries  
    Internal Improvements  
    Paper Money Issued by Republic of Texas, Public Debt, Select (Chair) 
    Public Lands  
     

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