Isaac Lafayette Hill

Full Name: Isaac Lafayette Hill
Date of birth: February 1, 1814
Date of death: July 18, 1889

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 32 Nov 8, 1853 - Nov 2, 1857 5th (3) (4) (5)   6th (1) (2)     Round Top / Fayette   Austin, Colorado, Fayette

(1) 6th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators (holdover Senator), 11/5/1855, p. 4. Senate Journal.
(2) 6th Legislature - Listed in the "19 members of the Senate [who] retained their seats from the 5th Legislature," p. 258. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
(3) Democrat - Listed as delegate to Democratic State Convention in Austin, 1/9/1854. Tri-Weekly State Times (Austin, Texas), 1/17/1854, p. 1, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) Roster of members elect of the 5th Legislature, state elections, 1853. Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 8/20/1853, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(5) 5th Legislature - Senators elect M.M. Potter, Isaac L. Hill, William T. Scott, and James H. Durst "came forward, presented their credentials, were qualified and took their seats," 11/8/1853, p. 6. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, Isaac L. Hill, age 40, native state Georgia, emigrated from Georgia in 1834, lawyer, postoffice Round Top, Fayette County. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

  • Isaac Lafayette Hill, birth date 2/1/1814 in Jasper County, Georgia, death date 7/18/1889 in Fayette County, Texas, biographical sketch, burial in Hill Cemetery, Round Top, Fayette County. Grave marker inscription: "He was a hero of the Battle of San Jacinto in 1836." Find a Grave.
  • HILL, ISAAC LAFAYETTE (1814-1889). Handbook of Texas Online.

Military Service Notes

  • Texas Revolution, Corporal, Company D, 1st Regiment of Texas Volunteers. Fought at the Battle of San Jacinto. Private in the Round Top Guerrillas. Handbook of Texas Online.

Other Resources

Committee Information top

6th R.S. - 1855
Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
Indian Affairs  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts, Select  
Judiciary  
Land Office  
Land Titles West of Nueces River, Select  
Private Land Claims  
Public Lands  
5th R.S. - 1853
Counties and County Boundaries  
Judicial Districts (Chair) 
Judiciary  
State Affairs  

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