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Stephen Chenault
Full Name: Stephen Chenault
Date of birth: January 6, 1831
Date of death: November 1, 1910

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 3 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Orange / Orange   Jasper, Newton, Orange
(1) Elected as a democrat, p. 1, 11/4/1880. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Pvt. Stephen Chenault, birth date 1/6/1831 in Sumner County, Tennessee; died in Terrell, Kaufman County, Texas, death date 10/31/1910 on grave marker and 11/1/1910 in biographical sketch from Confederate Veteran, September 1911; obituary from Gonzales Inquirer, 11/4/1910; interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Orange, Orange County. Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch. Date of death listed as 11/1/1910. Online Archive of Terry's Texas Rangers, 2006.
  • Biographical sketch and United Daughters of the Confederacy certificate of eligibility for the Southern Cross of Honor. Date of death listed as 10/31/1910. First name spelled Stephen and Steven. Texans in the Civil War.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Private, 3rd Texas Cavalry, Terry's Texas Rangers. Biographical sketch and military grave marker, Stephen Chenault. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in letter from B.F. Batchelor to his wife, 7/7/1863. Online Archive of Terry's Texas Rangers, 2006.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
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