W.G. Etheridge

William Gore Etheridge

Full Name: William Gore Etheridge
Other surnames: Ethridge
Date of birth: January 30, 1835
Date of death: September 16, 1922

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 55 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Unaffiliated Marlin / Falls   Falls

(1) Independent. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

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  • "Col" William Gore Etheridge, birth date 1/30/1835 in Georgia, death date 9/16/1922 in Marlin, Falls County, Texas; appointed postmaster of Carolina, Falls County, 12/6/1866; residence in Falls County, 1880-1920. Atchison-Everett Family Trees; U.S., Appointments of U.S. Postmasters, 1832-1971. Ancestry.com.
  • Wm. G. Etheridge, marriage to Ellen S. Birkes 11/13/1859 in Falls County.
    Census of 1880 - W.G. Etheridge, Falls County, age 45, born circa 1835 in Georgia, farmer, living in household with Ellen.
    Census of 1900 - Wm. Etheridge, Falls County, age 65, born January 1835 in Georgia, farmer, wife Ellen.
    Census of 1910 - Will E. [G.] Etheridge, Lott, Falls County, age 75, born circa 1835 in Georgia, farmer, wife Sarah.
    Census of 1920 - Wm. G. Etheridge, Marlin, Falls County, age 85, born circa 1835 in Georgia, widowed, daughter Lula Highes. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910 1920 Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1865
  • W.G. Etheridge (1835-1922), burial in Calvary Cemetery, Marlin, Falls County. Find a Grave.
  • "An Independent Rounded Up," The Galveston Daily News, 11/2/1884, p. 1, crediting the Abilene Library Consortium. "The opening speech was made by W.G. Etheridge, aspirant for representative of the Sixty-second district. His speech was a perfect tirade on the Democrats." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Death notice, "Death Claims W.G. Etheridge, Old Settler of Falls County," 9/20/1922, p. 12. "He served two terms as sheriff of Falls county, also holding the office of tax assessor and collector, and later representing this district in the Texas legislature." Death date Saturday, 9/16/1922. Waco News-Tribune.


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Committee Information top

18th R.S. - 1883
Agricultural Affairs  
Revenue and Taxation  

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