J.B. Hill

Jeffrey Barksdale Hill

Full Name: Jeffrey Barksdale Hill, Jr.
Date of birth: March 30, 1860
Date of death: October 30, 1906

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 84 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Waelder / Gonzales   Gonzales

(1) District 84 composed of Gonzales County, 22nd Legislature, 1 C.S., chapter 21. General Laws of the State of Texas.
(2) District 84, Gonzales County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) District 85, Gonzales county. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Jeffrey Barksdale Hill, birth date 3/30/1860 in Gonzales County, death date 10/30/1906 in Waelder, father Jeffrey Barksdale Hill (1814-1901), spouse Sally Miller (1868-1964), daughters Clara Elizabeth Hill and Mary Hill, sons James Miller Hill and Jeffrey Barksdale Hill. Carlton-Moffitt Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1870 - Jeffry B. Hill, Gonzales County, age 10, born circa 1860 in Texas, son of Jeffry B. and Mary E. Hill.
    Census of 1880 - Jeffry B. Hill, Gonzales County, age 19, born circa 1861 in Texas, son of Jeffry B. and Mary E. Hill.
    Census of 1900 - J.B. Hill, Gonzales County, age 40, born March 1860 in Texas, lawyer, spouse Sallie, daughters Clara and Mary.
    Jeffrey Barksdale Hill II and Sally Miller, parents of Jeffrey Barksdale Hill III, birth date 11/8/1906 in Waelder, Texas, death date 3/15/1974 in Houston. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 1900 Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
  • J.B. Hill, birth date 3/30/1860, death date 10/30/1906, burial in Hopkinsville Masonic Cemetery, Waelder, Gonzales County. Find a Grave.
  • Father Jeffrey Barskdale Hill, "who moved from neighboring Fayette County, Texas to settle at Thompsonville, Texas in 1855," mentioned in article on John Christopher Foster Hill, pp. 346-347. The History of Gonzales County, Texas, 1986.
  • "The Hill Family: A Unique Footnote in the Story of Texas Independence," Heritage, 2011, v. 2, pp. 4-5, crediting the Texas Historical Foundation. Discusses father Jeffrey Barksdale Hill, died 1901, Gonzales County. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary of father Jeffrey B. Hill, The La Grange Journal, 5/30/1901, p. 4, crediting Fayette Public Library, Museum and Archives. "He first settled at Fayette County, later in Gonzales county." Survivors included his widow Mrs. Jeffrey B. Hill nee Harrison and son J.B. Hill, Jr. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. J.B. Hill, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

25th R.S. - 1897
Commerce and Manufactures  
Public Debt  
Public Printing  
Stock and Stockraising  

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