O.H.P. McGinnis

Oliver H.P. McGinnis

Full Name: Oliver Hamilton Perry McGinnis
Date of birth: May 22, 1821
Date of death: October 22, 1895

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 62 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th   Democrat Elgin / Bastrop   Bastrop

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House District 62
Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879
Legislatures: 15th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Elgin / Bastrop
Counties in district: Bastrop

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  • Oliver Hamilton Perry McGinnis, birth date 5/22/1821 in Rutherford County, North Carolina, death date 10/27/1895 in Houston, Texas. Residence in Bastrop County (1855, 1860, 1870) and Houston (1895). La'Trishia Outland Family Tree. Oliver H.P. McGinnis appointed postmaster of Youngs Settlement, Bastrop County, on 10/8/1855. U.S., Appointments of U.S. Postmasters, 1832-1971. O.H. Perry McGinnis, "died Oct. 22, 1895." Houston, p. 247, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1870 - O.P.H. McGinnis, Bastrop, Bastrop County, age 47, born circa 1823 in North Carolina, farmer.
    Census of 1880 - Oliver H.P. McGinnis, Bastrop County, age 56, born circa 1824 in North Carolina, merchant, wife Mary J. McGinnis.
    O.H.P. McGinnis, marriage to A.M. Coates 1/13/1869 in Bastrop County; marriage to Mary J. Wilkinson 8/3/1871 in Fayette County. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977 (1) Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977 (2)
  • Anna M. Coats McGinnis (1833-1869), wife of O.H.P. McGinnis, burial in Coats Family Cemetery, Bastrop County, and daughter Anna Melina "Lena" McGinnis Keeble (1869-1895), burial in Elgin City Cemetery, Bastrop County. Daughter's record includes information on Oliver H. Perry McGinnis. Find a Grave. Anna M. Coats McGinnis Anna Melina "Lena" McGinnis Keeble
  • Death notice, "Elgin Items," Austin Weekly Statesman, 10/31/1895, p. 6. "Hon. O.H.P. McGinnis, an early settler of this county, died the other day at his home in Houston and was buried here." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


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15th R.S. - 1876
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