Z.B. Stokes

Zachary Bartholomew Stokes

Full Name: Zachary Bartholomew Stokes
Date of birth: March 13, 1847
Date of death: November 12, 1921

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 28 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1)   Populist Wells / Cherokee   Cherokee
H 28 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th (2) (3) (4)   Populist Wells / Cherokee   Cherokee

(1) Populist. Texas Legislative Manual.
(2) Populist. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(3) Discussion of populists elected to 24th Legislature, populist pluralities by county, and roster with party affiliation, "Official Returns," "The Next Legislature," The Galveston Daily News, 11/15/1894, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) Populist. Roster, "News from Austin: Twenty-Fourth Legislature," The Galveston Daily News, 12/23/1894, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Zachary Bartholomew Stokes and Mattie McNeal, parents of Robert Henry Stokes, birth date 10/8/1878 in Wells, Cherokee County.
    Census of 1880 - Z.B. Stokes, Cherokee County, age 33, born circa 1847 in Mexico, farmer, wife M.A., sons A.B., W.B., Z.B. and R.H.
    Census of 1900 - Zackery B. Stokes, Cherokee County, age 53, born March 1847 in Mexico, farmer, wife Martha, sons Zackery B., Jr., Fisher N., Marie, and Plumer S., daughters Bettie L., Mattie, and Eva E.
    Census of 1910 - Y.B. [Z.B.] Stokes, Cherokee County, age 63, born circa 1847 in Mexico, home farm, wife M.A., sons N.E. and P.D., daughter Edieth.
    Census of 1920 - Z.B. Stokes, Cherokee County, age 73, born circa 1847 in Mexico, wife Mattie, living in household of son P.D. Stokes. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910 1920 Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981
  • Z.B. Stokes, birth date 3/13/1847 in Mexico, death date 11/12/1921 in Alto, Cherokee County, Texas, farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Zachary Bartholomew Stokes, pp. 296, 315-316. The People's Revolt: Texas Populists and the Roots of American Liberalism, 2020.


  • Photograph. Z.B. Stokes, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Z.B. Stokes, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

25th R.S. - 1897
Institute for the Colored Deaf, Dumb and Blind, Special  
Public Debt  
State Affairs  
24th R.S. - 1895
County Government and County Finances  
Public Buildings and Grounds  

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