John Atlas Peacock
Full Name: John Atlas Peacock
Date of birth: November 23, 1845
Date of death: February 26, 1922
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||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 11, 1887
Daingerfield / Morris
Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris, Titus
Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883
Daingerfield / Morris
Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris
Democrat, p. 163.
Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885
Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas
18th Legislature, Regular Session - All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office, 1/9/1883, p. 2; resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/10/1883, pp. 5-6; drew term of 4 years.
. January 10, 1883
January 9, 1883
Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
- Confederate States Army, Ranger on the Texas border. John Atlas Peacock, death date 2/24/1922 in Tarrant County, widow Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Peacock, marriage date 4/14/1879 in Morris County. Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958.
- Census of 1880 - John Peacock, Daingerfield, Morris County, age 33, born circa 1847 in Texas, attorney at law.
Census of 1900 - John A. Peacock, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, age 53, born November 1847 in Texas, lawyer.
- John A. Peacock, birth date 11/23/1845 in Texas, death date 2/24/1922 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, retired lawyer.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- Obituary, "Funeral Monday for Fort Worth Pioneer," 2/26/1922, p. 8. "In his early law practice he formed a law partnership with John L. Sheppard . . . later serving as Morris County's Representative at the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Legislatures."
Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- Biographical sketch, John Atlas Peacock, pp. 86-87.
Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
J.A. Peacock, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
J.A. Peacock, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
J.A. Peacock, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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