James W. Jarrott

Full Name: James W. Jarrott
Date of birth: February 7, 1861
Date of death: August 28, 1902

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 46 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2)   Democrat Millsap / Parker   Parker

(1) Jarrott resigned between sessions. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - James W. Jarrott, Parker County, age 18, born circa 1862 in Alabama, farming, living in household of G. Jarrott and Sarah E. Jarrott.
    Census of 1900 - James W. Jarrott, Erath County, age 36, born February 1864 in Alabama, merchant, wife Mollie, father Gardner. FamilySearch. 1880 1900
  • J.W. Jarrott, birth date 2/7/1861, death date 8/28/1902, burial in City of Lubbock Cemetery, Lubbock, Lubbock County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in ABERNATHY, MOLLIE WYLIE (1866-1960). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Story of "Deacon Jim" Miller, murderer of James Jarrott. "Killer in Deacon's Clothing" by Robrt Barr Smith. History Net, 2004.
  • Catalog record for recorded conversations with early Lubbock settlers Monroe and Molly Abernathy in which they discuss James Jarrott, Mrs. Abernathy's first husband, and the early settlement of Lubbock, Texas. Oral History Collection, Southwest Collections, Texas Tech University Libraries.
  • Death notice, J.W. Jarrott, The Dublin Progress, 9/5/1902, p. 4, crediting Dublin Public Library. Former Erath county attorney. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

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20th R.S. - 1887
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