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Flavius Josepheus Barrett

F.J. Barrett
Full Name: Flavius Josepheus Barrett
Birth date: October 22, 1835
Death date: December 27, 1924

Terms of Service

  • House, 26th Legislature
    1/10/1899 - 1/8/1901
  • House, 25th Legislature
    1/12/1897 - 1/10/1899
  • House, 11th (1) Legislature
    8/6/1866 - 2/7/1870
(1) Lucius J. Barrett, District 46, Cook, Montague, Wise, Jack, Young, Clay, Wichita, Archer, Wilbarger, Baylor, Throckmorton, Hardeman, Knox, and Haskell. Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of father, Thomas (C.) Barrett, pp. 50-51. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families 1889.
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company B, 15th Texas Cavalry Regiment. Flavius Josepheus Barrett. FamilySearch United States Confederate Officers Card Index, 1861-1865 .
  • Captain, Company B 15, Texas Rangers. F.J. Barrett (1835-1924), burial in Fairview Cemetery, Vinita, Craig County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave .
  • BARRETT, FLAVIUS JOSEPHEUS (1835-after 1901). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • "Information of the sad news of the injury of our beloved brother, Capt. F.J. Barrett, coming to our knowledge, this Sunday morning, Oct. 12, 1924." "Resolutions of the First Baptist Church of Vinita, Oklahoma," The Craig County Gazette (Vinita, Oklahoma), 10/16/1924, p. 1.
    Obituary, "The Blue and Gray Answer Death Taps: Captain F.J. Barrett and David Meridith Pass Way," The Craig County Gazette (Vinita, Oklahoma), 1/1/1925, p. 1. Capt. F.J. Barrett, birth date 10/22/1825 at Giles, Tennessee, death date 12/27/1924. Enlisted in Confederate Army November 1861 and elected Captain of Company B, 15th Texas Cavalry, U.C.V., in April 1862. "In Texas he filled with distinction the offices of Mayor, City Marshal, county school superintendent, member of the state legislature, county judge. He was a representative in the legislature of the Lone Star State two terms. He came to Vinita in 1902 . . . "
    "In Memorium," memorial resolution of First Baptist Church committee dated 1/10/1925, The Craig County Gazette (Vinita, Oklahoma), 1/15/1925, p. 1. Newspapers.com .
  • Biographical sketch, Flavius J. Barrett, pp. 95-96. Born 10/22/1835 in Giles County, Tennessee, married Sophronia Crutchfield 8/18/1865. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature 1897.
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