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I.A.J. Nelson Isham Andrew Jackson Nelson
Full Name: Isham Andrew Jackson Nelson
Date of birth: May 5, 1850
Date of death: July 22, 1923

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 31 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Prairieville / Kaufman   Kaufman
H 31 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Prairieville / Kaufman   Kaufman
(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
(2) Ashworth, p. 2; Prairieville, p. 4. House Journal.
(3) Prairieville, Kaufman County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Ashworth. House Journal.
(5) Ashworth post office was discontinued 1/4/1906, and the mail send to Prairieville Post Office. Kaufman County Historical Commission.
(6) Ashworth, Kaufman County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Rev. I.A.J. Nelson, birth date 5/5/1850, death date 7/22/1923, biographical sketch, family information, and "burial explanation," interment in Uvalde Cemetery. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - Isham A. Nelson, Kaufman County, Prairieville Pct, age 50, born in Alabama, farmer. FamilySearch.
  • Isaac A.J. Nelson, birth date 5/5/1850, death date 7/22/1923 in Uvalde, Uvalde County, TX. Occupation - Minister. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Texas Department of Agriculture's "Year Book 1909" lists "Rev. I.A.J. Nelson. Democrat, farmer and minister." Google Books.
  • 30th Legislature (1907) - I.A.J. Nelson, postoffice Prairieville, nativity Alabama, age 56 (born circa 1851), farmer and minister, Democrat. 31st Legislature (1909) - Rev. I.A.J. Nelson. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Isham Andrew Jackson Nelson - born 1850, died 1923; youngest child of Isham and Elizabeth Long Nelson. Married twice to Mary Camilla Thomas (1875), died 1884, and Sarah L. Heath (1886) in Clay County, AL. Thomas & Ann Parham Nelson Descendants.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. I.A.J. Nelson, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. I.A.J. Nelson, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Agriculture  
    Internal Improvements  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Agriculture  
    Military Affairs  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Debt  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Agriculture  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Public Debt  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Asylums  
     

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