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Henry Kinsey

Full Name: Henry M. Kinsey
Date of birth: 1821
Date of death: February 10, 1865

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 3 Nov 2, 1863 - Feb 10, 1865 10th (1) (2)     San Augustine / San Augustine   Angelina, Nacogdoches, San Augustine

(1) Kinsey's death was reported 2/10/1865. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 10th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call of Senators elect, oath of office administered, 11/2/1863, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Census of 1850, H.M. Kinsey, San Augustine, San Augustine County, age 33 (born circa 1817), lawyer, born in Pennsylvania.
    Census of 1860, H.M. Kinsey, San Augustine, San Augustine County, age 39 (born circa 1821), lawyer, born in Pennsylvania. FamilySearch. 1850 1860
  • Possibly Henry M. Kinsey, accused of murder of Richard Waterhouse, a San Augustine merchant, December 1863; "testimony pointed to one of the town's leading attorneys, Henry M. Kinsey . . . Kinsey was later gunned down (May 10, 1865) by the 'Waterhouse Party.' " Strong McLemore Genealogy, 2006.

Committee Information top

10th R.S. - 1863
Engrossed Bills  
Public Lands  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Affairs  

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