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Henry Ford Henry Harrison Ford
Full Name: Henry Harrison Ford
Date of birth: March 11, 1844
Date of death: September 23, 1887

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 1 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Burkeville / Newton   Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Polk, Tyler
(1) Postoffice, Burkesville; county, Newton. Directory of the Members of the Thirteenth Legislature of the State of Texas, 1873.
(2) Burkeville became the county seat of Newton County in 1848, owing to its location near the geographic center of the county. The county seat moved to the newly created, more centrally located Newton in 1853. Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) Home address, Burksville; home county, Newton. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Home county, Newton. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Henry H. Ford, death date 9/23/1887. Lived in Burkeville, Newton County in 1870 (age 28), and at time of enlistment in Confederate Army, and Jasper County in 1880 (age 39), marriage to Eugenia Rebecca Ford 5/5/1867 in Newton County. Census of 1870 and 1880 and U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Henry Harrison Ford, birth date 3/11/1844, death date 9/23/1887, interment in Jasper City Cemetery, Jasper County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Henry Ford, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. Henry Ford, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Apportionment  
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Offices, Examine  
    Education  
    Internal Improvements  
    Military Affairs  
    Redistricting  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Cemetery  
     

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