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Lem Jones Lemuel Jones
Full Name: Lemuel "Lem" Jones
Date of birth: January 16, 1816
Date of death: June 28, 1900

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 57 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat White Rock / McLennan   McLennan
(1) White Rock Creek is in northern McLennan County; settlement along the creek began in the 1840s. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) L. Jones, McLennan County. House Journal.
(3) Lew Jones, home address, Waco; home county, McLennan. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Lew Jones, home county, McLennan. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(5) Mentioned in "The news from Austin . . . Resignations of Representative Barziza and four others accepted after critical debate . . . Hunter restored to his seat . . . Other resignations not improbable," Thursday, 8/3/1876, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Lemuel Jones, pp. 567-568. A Memorial and Biographical History of McLennan, Falls, Bell and Coryell Counties, Texas, 1893.
  • Biographical sketch, Lem Jones, pp. 125-126. 60 years old in 1876, "resides at White Rock, McLennan county." Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company E, 3rd Missouri Brigade. Military grave marker, Lemuel Jones. Find a Grave.
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, description of Confederate service. Biographical sketch, Lemuel Jones, pp. 567-568. A Memorial and Biographical History of McLennan, Falls, Bell and Coryell Counties, Texas, 1893.
  • Other Resources
  • Capt. Lemuel "Lem" Jones, birth date 1/16/1816, death date 6/28/1900, interment in White Rock Cemetery, Ross, McLennan County. Find a Grave.
  • Census of 1870 - Lemuel Jones, Waco post office, McLennan County, age 54, born in NC, farmer.
    Census of 1880 - Lemuel Jones, Enumeration District 109, McLennan County, age 64, born in NC, farmer. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Lem Jones, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Printing  
     

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