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Henry Percy Taylor

H.P. Taylor
Full Name: Henry Percy Taylor
Birth date: March 28, 1847
Death date: March 10, 1931

Terms of Service

  • House, 35th Legislature
    1/9/1917 - 1/14/1919
  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
  • House, 33rd Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 1/12/1915

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 42nd Legislature, R.S., 3/10/1931, p. 726. Death date 3/9/1931. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • Confederate States Army. "He served with honor as a Confederate Veteran during the period of the Civil War and exemplified in his long and useful life the ideals for which he and his comrades stood." 42nd Legislature, R.S., 3/10/1931, p. 726. Resolutions - Memorial .


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, enlisted May 1863 in an independent company under Watt Phelan, then transferred in August 1864 to Company D, 7th Alabama Cavalry, under Ike Wharton, and served in that company until the close of the war, according to soldier's application and oath. Henry Percy Taylor not found on the muster rolls forom August 31, 1863 to May 20, 1864, per War Department memo; includes correspondence and affidavits. Henry Percy Taylor of May, Brown County, Texas, birthplace Walker County, Alabama, death date 3/18/1931 in May, Brown County. Pension File No. 46772, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • Henry Percy Taylor, birth date 3/28/1847 in Alabama, death date 3/10/1931 in May, Brown County, Texas, farming. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Henry Percy Taylor, birth date 3/28/1847, death date 3/10/1931, burial in Wolf Valley Cemetery, May, Brown County. Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • Obituary and photo, "H.P. Taylor, Brown County Pioneer, Dies," Brownwood Bulletin, 3/10/1931, pp. 1, 2, crediting Brownwood Public Library. Member of the state legislature for three terms. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Confederate States Army. Volunteered for the Confederacy in 1861 and in May 1863, enlisted in a company raised by Captain Watt Phelan. Brownwood Bulletin, 3/10/1931, p. 2, crediting Brownwood Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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