M.A. Easley

Samuel Allen Easley

Full Name: Samuel Allen "Sam" Easley
Date of birth: August 28, 1825
Date of death: February 12, 1899

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 28 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Circleville / Williamson   Blanco, Burnet, Concho, Lampasas, Llano, McCulloch, San Saba, Travis, Williamson

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House District 28
Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876
Legislatures: 14th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Circleville / Williamson
Counties in district: Blanco, Burnet, Concho, Lampasas, Llano, McCulloch, San Saba, Travis, Williamson

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • EASLEY, SAMUEL ALLEN (1826-1899). Birth date 8/28/1826, death 1899. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, S.A. Easley, p. 653. Indian Wars and Pioneers of Texas, 1890.
  • Biographical sketch, Colonel Sam A. Easley. Lewis Publishing Company. History of Texas, Together with a Biographical History of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson Counties, 1893, pp. 479-480. "In 1874 he was elected a member of the Legislature, his district comprising seven or eight counties." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch, S.A. Easley, Circleville. Born 8/26/1826 in Pickens County, South Carolina. "A man of broad intelligence and information, he was elected to represent his district in the Legislature during Governor Coke's administration." Brown, John Henry. Indian Wars and Pioneers of Texas, 1880, p. 653. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, commanded militia regiment in Williamson County; Captain, Mann's Regiment assigned to coastal defense duty in Galveston; Lieutenant Colonel, 4th Texas State Cavalry. Handbook of Texas Online.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - Sam Easley, Circleville, Williamson County, age 45, born circa 1825 in South Carolina, farmer, living in household with Elizabeth Easley, age 41.
    Census of 1880 - Sam A. Easley, Williamson County, age 54, born circa 1826 in South Carolina, farmer, wife Elizabeth. FamilySearch. 1870 1880
  • S.A. Easley, birth date 8/28/1825, death date 2/12/1899, burial in Easley-Sloan Cemetery, Jonah, Williamson County. Find a Grave.
  • Historical marker, Easley Home, Georgetown, Williamson County. National Register listing, S.A. Easley House, Georgetown, Williamson County. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission). Easley Home S.A. Easley House
  • Obituary, "Col. Easley Dead," 2/16/1899, p. 12. Death date Saturday, 2/15/1899. Easley "served in the Confederate army in Texas, rising to the rank of Lieut. Colonel. Taking great interest in politics and public affairs, he was elected a Democratic member of the 13th [sic] Legislature . . . " Williamson County Sun (Georgetown, Texas).


  • Photograph. M.A. Easley, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

14th R.S. - 1874
Agriculture and Stock Raising  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Lighting the State House with Gas  
Public Buildings  

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