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Delaney E. Tompkins

Full Name: Delaney E. Tompkins
Date of birth: May 8, 1831
Date of death: August 22, 1896

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 3 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Emilee / Tyler   Jasper, Newton, Tyler

(1) Emilee post office discontinued in 1946. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) "In politics he is an Independent Democrat," p. 187. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
(3) Delana E. Tompkins, Emilee. 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

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company K, 13th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Burnett's) (13th Mounted Volunteers). Delaney E. Tompkins, U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865; U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. D.E. Tompkins, enlistment 3/1/1862 at Woodville, Tyler County. Texas, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company K, 13th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Delaney E. Tompkins, birth date 5/8/1831, death date 8/22/1896, burial in Ebenezer Cemetery, Colmesneil, Tyler County. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - Delano Tompkins, Tyler County, born in Indiana around 1831.
    Census of 1880 - D.E. Tompkins, Tyler County, blacksmith, born in Indiana around 1831. FamilySearch. 1870 1880

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Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Counties and County Boundaries  
Public Debt  
Public Health and Vital Statistics  

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