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Napoleon Bonaparte Barbee

N.B. Barbee
Full Name: Napoleon Bonaparte "Bunk" Barbee
Birth date: June 6, 1837
Death date: December 28, 1928

Terms of Service

  • House, 26th Legislature
    1/10/1899 - 1/8/1901
  • House, 25th Legislature
    1/12/1897 - 1/10/1899

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company E, 6th Texas Cavalry (Gould's Battalion), Napoleon B. Barbee, enlisted 5/17/1862. N.B. Barbee of Crockett, Houston County, born circa 1837 in Clara County, Tennessee; death date 12/28/1928 in Crockett, Houston County, Texas. Pension File No. 21523, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • Census of 1900 - Barbee [Napoleon B. Barbee], Crockett, Houston County, born June 1837 in Tennessee, State Representative, spouse Margaret A., son Napoleon B., daughter Nannie. FamilySearch .
  • Colonel N.B. Barba [Barbee]; birth date 6/6/1837 in Tennessee; death date 12/28/1928 in Crockett, Houston County; widowed. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Napoleon B. Barbee (1836-1928), photo, burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County, with spouse Margaret Ann Barbee. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, Napoleon B. Barbee, "Pioneer Texan Dies at Crockett," 12/29/1928, p. 15. Fort Worth Record-Telegram .
  • Interview with N.B. Barbee, "Crockett Man is Texas 'Forty-Niner.'" Frontier Times Magazine .
  • Detailed account of Civil War military service "as a soldier in Company E, Gould's Battalion, Walker's Division." Interview with N.B. Barbee, "Crockett Man is Texas 'Forty-Niner,'" by W.S. Adair, in Dallas Semi-Weekly News, 10/21/1924. Frontier Times Magazine .
  • Brief biographical sketch, N.P. Barbee, p. 158. Born 6/6/1837 in Carroll County, Tennessee. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature 1897.
  • Family history of Dr. James G. Barbee by Mrs. Fannie Mae Barbee Hughes of Wharton, daughter of J.G. Barbee, Jr., pp. 127-128. Dr. James G. Barbee and Miranda Burrow Barbee, parents of J.G. Barbee, Jr., born 1851 in Crockett and married Fannie Barker Fifer. J.G. Barbee, Jr. and Col. N.B. Barbee - brothers. "Col. N.B. Barbee was his [J.G. Barbee, Jr.] oldest brother." The History of Houston County, Texas 1943.
  • Death notice, Napoleon Bunk Barbee, "Col. Napoleon Barbee Succumbs at Crockett," 12/29/1928, p. 1. Waxahachie Daily Light .
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