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Joshua Franklin A. Tharp

Joshua Tharp
Full Name: Joshua Franklin A. "Josh" Tharp
Birth date: 1870
Death date: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service

  • House, 36th Legislature
    1/14/1919 - 1/11/1921
    Democrat
  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
    Democrat
  • House, 28th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Legislature
    1/13/1903 - 1/10/1905
    Democrat
  • House, 27th Legislature
    1/8/1901 - 1/13/1903
    Democrat
(1) Josh F.A. Tharp, Pecan Grove, Cory'l [Coryell County]. "Members of the Twenty-Eighth Legislature, House of Representatives," 11/9/1902, p. 24. Galveston Daily News .
(2) Josh F.A. Tharp, Pecan Grove, Coryell County. House Journal .
(3) Pecan Grove, Coryell County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) Gatesville. Texas Legislative Manual .
(5) Pecan Grove. Year Book for Texas, 1903 1903.

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Josh F.H. Tharp, Coryell County, age 31, born April 1869 in Georgia, wife Annie born September 1879, mother and father both born in Georgia, farmer, no children listed.
    Census of 1920 - J.F.A. Tharp, Coryell County, age 50, born in Georgia, farmer, son Josh (18), daughter Daisy (16). FamilySearch . 1900 1920
  • Josh Franklin Tharp, birth date 5/17/1869, death date 5/12/1869 in Gatesville, Coryell County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Josh Franklin A. Tharp, birth date 5/17/1869, death date 5/12/1957 in Coryell County. Husband of Anna Mae Arrowood. Son of Robert Tharp and Mary Dansby. Both were born in North Carolina. Children Frank, Josh G., and Daisy Mae. Grave marker photo and interment at Davidson Cemetery, Gatesville, Coryell County. Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • Josh Franklin Tharp, death date 5/12/1957, age 87, retired farmer, marriage to Annie Mae Arrowood (died 1908). Obituary, "Josh Tharp, 87, Buried Monday," 5/17/1957, p. 10. Gatesville Messenger and Star-Forum .
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's What About the State Capitol," 1/12/1919, p. 7. Houston Post .
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - Josh Tharp, postoffice Turnersville, nativity Georgia, farmer, age 31 (born circa 1870), Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Blackfoot/Davidson Cemetery, part 2, Coryell County. Tharp, Little Frank (1900-1903), son of J.F.A. Tharp and M.A. Tharp. USGenWeb Project 1996.
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