S.E. Holland

Samuel Ely Holland

Full Name: Samuel Ely Holland
Date of birth: December 6, 1826
Date of death: November 19, 1917

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 53 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1)   Populist Marble Falls / Burnet   Burnet, Lampasas

(1) Populist. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Mexican War: S.E. Holland, Private, 1st Texas Mounted Volunteers, service date 5/1/1847, enlistment in Austin, age 20; Samuel E. Holland, Private, Bell's Regiment, Texas Mounted Volunteers, service date 10/25/1848, enlistment at McCulloch's Station, Texas, age 22. U.S., Compiled Military Service Records for American Volunteer Soldiers, Mexican War, 1845-1848; Texas, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900 (Ranger Rolls - Statehood).
    Confederate States Army: Burnet Guards, Burnet County, Cav. Co., 27th Brigade, Captain Wm. H. Magill, enlistment 1/8/1861; Private, Co. for Burnet County, 3rd Frontier District, Captain Jas. P. Magill, enlistment 1864 in Burnet County and mustered into service 1/28/1864. S.E. Holland, Texas, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900 (Civil War Index - Abstracts of Muster Rolls). Ancestry.com.
  • Mexican War, United States Army, served under Samuel Highsmith, then Col. John Coffee Hays' regiment, later served as Private under Captain Henry E. McCulloch in Bell's Regiment of Texas Mounted Volunteers; Confederate States Army, frontier scout in Captain James P. Magill's company of the Burnet Guards in the 27th Brigade. Handbook of Texas Online.

Other Resources

  • S.E. Holland, birth date 12/6/1826, death date 11/19/1917, portrait, burial in Holland Cemetery, Burnet, Burnet County, with spouse Clara A. Holland. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. S.E. Holland, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

25th R.S. - 1897
Commerce and Manufactures  
Military Affairs  
Revenue and Taxation  

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