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Gideon W. Smith
Full Name: Gideon W. Smith
Date of birth: April 10, 1815
Date of death: February 15, 1892

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 4 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (1)     Bonham / Fannin   Fannin
(1) 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).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • SMITH, GIDEON (1815-1892). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, Troop B, 9th Regiment, Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Gideon Smith. Find a Grave.
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, 9th Texas Cavalry; Colonel, 2nd Cavalry Texas State Troops. Gideon Smith. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, 2nd Cavalry Regiment Texas State Troops, p. 35. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Other Resources
  • Gideon W. Smith, son of Nathan Alexander Smith and Martha Amonette, born in Madison, Alabama on 4/10/1815; died 2/2/1892. FamilySearch.
  • Col. Gideon Smith, birth date 4/10/1815, death date 2/15/1892, interment in Willow Wild Cemetery, Bonham, Fannin County. Find a Grave.
  • Relatives: Nathan A. Smith - father; Gideon W. Smith - son. "From Slave Days to the Present: A Fannin County Story," 2/28/2009. North Texas e-News.
  • Committee Informationtop
    7th R.S. - 1857
    Privileges and Elections  
    Slaves and Slavery  
    Tax Laws and Payment of Taxes Upon Real Estate  

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