K.R. Blackshear

Kenneth Royal Blackshear

Full Name: Kenneth Royal Blackshear
Date of birth: September 26, 1853
Date of death: 1926

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 54 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Pennington / Trinity   Harris, Montgomery, Trinity, Walker

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House District 54
Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887
Legislatures: 19th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Pennington / Trinity
Counties in district: Harris, Montgomery, Trinity, Walker

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  • Kenneth Royal Blackshear, born September 1853 in Alabama, died 1926. Residence in Pennington, Trinity County, Texas, 1870 and 1880; residence in Williamson County, 1900. Spouse Carrie Dunnavant, child Olive Blackshear Prater. Trinity County Attorney, bond 11/18/1878, oath 11/25/1878. Blackshear-Benson Family Tree; U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Texas, U.S., Bonds and Oaths of Office, 1846–1920. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1870 - Kenneth Blackshear, Pennington, Trinity County, age 16, born circa 1854 in Alabama, son in household of Alex Blackshear.
    Census of 1880 - K.R. Blackshior, Pennington, Trinity County, age 27, born circa 1853 in Alabama, attorney at law, wife Carrie.
    Census of 1900 - C.R. Blackshear, Williamson County, age 47, born September 1853 in Alabama, hotel keeper, wife Carrie D.
    K.R. Blackshear maried Carrie Dunavant, 5/16/1877 in Montgomery Land District, Texas. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 1900 Texas, County Marriage Records 1837-1965
  • Kenneth Royal Blackshear, born Pennington, Texas, September 1853, son of Jeannette Ann Allison and Alexander Blackshear, pp. 26-27, 270-271. Blacksheariana: genealogy, history, anecdotes; a compilation, by Perry Lynnfield Blackshear, 1954. Internet Archive.
  • Hardin County Surveyor, 1891-1892. Morrison and Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Galveston: 1891-1892, p. 54, crediting Rosenberg Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Blackshear Cemetery in Trinity County, all graves unmarked. Trinity County attorney K.R. Blackshear, 1878; chief justice of Trinity County, 1880-1882. Trinity County, TXGenWeb Project. Blackshear Cemetery Early Chief Justices and County Judges of Trinity County (1850-1982) Early Trinity County Attorneys


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19th R.S. - 1885
Commerce and Manufacturing  
Judiciary No. 2  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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