Andrew Jackson Witt

Full Name: Andrew Jackson Witt
Date of birth: August 13, 1815
Date of death: February 9, 1870

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 8 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (1)     Pleasant Run / Dallas   Dallas
H 8 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th     Unknown / Dallas   Dallas
H 8 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th     Dallas / Dallas   Dallas

(1) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, A.J. Witt, age 38, native state Illinois, emigrated from Illinois in 1841, farmer, postoffice Dallas, Dallas County. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Major, and Assistant Quartermaster, 6th Texas Cavalry, Company F, enlistment and muster date 9/1/1861 in Fannin County, Texas. Born 1815 in Illinois; died 1872 in Dallas County, Texas, burial in Oakland Cemetery, Dallas. Andrew Jackson Witt, U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.

Other Resources

Committee Information top

7th R.S. - 1857
Judicial Districts  
Private Land Claims  
Privileges and Elections  
6th R.S. - 1855
County and County Boundaries  
Land Office (Chair) 
Private Land Claims No. 1  
5th R.S. - 1853
County Boundaries  
Land Office  

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