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Hillary Crabb
Full Name: Hillary Mercer Crabb
Other surnames: Crabbe
Date of birth: November 1, 1804
Date of death: September 8, 1876

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 38 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th (1) (2) (3)     Unknown / Walker   Walker
H 31 Jan 10, 1853 - Nov 7, 1853 4th (4) (5)     Unknown / Walker   Walker
(1) Name Hillary Crabbe, p. 4. House Journal.
(2) Name Hillary M. Crabbe. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(3) Included "[a]mong 1855 legislators that this writer has positively identified as Know Nothings." The party was active in Texas at the state level between 1855 and 1857. "An Analysis of the Texas Know Nothings," Vol. 70, No. 3, pp. 414, 416-417. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
(4) Name Hillary M. Crabbe. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(5) Hillary M. Crabb, sworn 1/10/1853, succeeded Francis L. Hatch, resigned after Regular Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • In the 5th Legislature, Crabb contested the election of Andrew P. Wiley to represent the newly-configured 38th district. Wiley prevailed, pp. 36, 73-75. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • CRABB, HILLARY MERCER (1804-1876). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Historical marker, biographical sketch, Hillary Mercer Crabb. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
  • Other Resources
  • "Crabbe" spellling incorrect. Office of Representative Joe Crabb.
  • Relatives: Hillary M. Crabb - Great-grandfather; Joe Crabb - Great-grandson. Office of Representative Joe Crabb.
  • Committee Informationtop
    6th R.S. - 1855
    Constitutional Amendments, Select  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Penitentiary  
    Private Land Claims No. 1  
    Private Land Claims No. 2  
    4th R.S. - 1851
    County Boundaries  
    Penitentiary  
    Public Printing  
     

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