John Robert Baylor

Full Name: John Robert Baylor
Date of birth: July 27, 1822
Date of death: February 6, 1894

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 55 Nov 8, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th (1)     Fayetteville / Fayette   Fayette

(1) Not present at organization of the House on 11/7/1853. Messrs. Stapp and Baylor sworn on 11/8/1853, p. 9. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, John R. Baylor, age 28, native state Kentucky, emigrated from Kentucky in 1840, farmer, postoffice Fayetteville, Fayette County. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, 2nd Texas Mounted Rifles; promoted to Colonel, 12/15/1861; Military Governor, Confederate Territory of Arizona. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • John Robert Baylor, birth date 7/20/1822 in biographical sketch and 7/27/1822 on headstone, death date 2/6/1894. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, 2nd Texas Cavalry (or 2nd Texas Mounted Rifles). Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 23, 111, Plate No. 44. Birth date 7/20/1822, death date 2/6/1894. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.

Other Resources

  • Gen. John R. Baylor, Confederate States Army, birth date 7/27/1822, death date 2/6/1894, burial in Montell and Laguna Cemetery, Montell, Uvalde County. Find a Grave.
  • Gen. John R. Baylor, including account of the battle of Paint Creek against the Comanches in June 1860, pp. 138-141, and election to the Confederate congress in 1863, pp. 161-162. Historical Sketch of Parker County and Weatherford, Texas, 1877.

Committee Information top

5th R.S. - 1853
Indian Affairs  
Private Land Claims No. 1  

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