Talvus Alexander Wilson

Full Name: Talvus Alexander Wilson
Date of birth: October 17, 1831
Date of death: December 29, 1908

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Unknown / Polk   Polk, San Jacinto

(1) Polk County. House Journal.
(2) Dodge, San Jacinto County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Wilson "came to Texas in 1860, and settled in Polk county, where he still resides," p. 191. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
(4) Talvus Alexander Wilson, Dodge. 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).
(5) San Jacinto County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.

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Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Private/Corporal, Company B, 24th Texas Cavalry, enlisted 3/28/1862 or 3/29/1862. T.A. Wilson, death date 12/29/1908 in Polk County, Texas, widow Mrs. E.C. Wilson, marriage date 1857 in South Carolina. Pension File Nos. 11605 (T.A. Wilson) and 18258 (T.A. Wilson), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company B, Neyland's Regiment, 24th Texas Infantry. Military grave marker, T. Alexander Wilson, birth date 10/17/1831, death date 12/29/1908, burial in Union Springs Cemetery, Corrigan, Polk County. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Talvus A. Wilson, Justice Precinct 1, Livingston, Polk County, farmer, born in South Carolina in October 1831, father of Talvus D. Wilson; Elizabeth C. Wilson, mother of Talvus D. Wilson. FamilySearch.

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Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
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