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Charles J. Livsey

C.J. Livsey
Full Name: Charles J. Livsey
Birth date: November 1856
Death date: August 15, 1925

Terms of Service

  • House, 26th (1) (2) (3) (4) Legislature
    1/10/1899 - 1/8/1901
(1) ELDERVILLE, TEXAS. "Elderville is off State Highway 322 just west of the Gregg County Airport in southeastern Gregg County." Handbook of Texas Online .
(2) Rusk County. House Journal .
(3) Laneville, Rusk County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) Elderville [in Gregg County]. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Charles Linsey [Livsay], Rusk County, age 44, born November 1856 in Georgia, farmer, spouse Florence.
    Census of 1910 - Charles J. Livsey, Rusk County, age 49, born circa 1861 in Georgia, superintendent/public instruction, spouse Florence.
    Census of 1920 - Charlie Livesay, Rusk County, age 63, born circa 1857 in Georgia, public school teacher, spouse Florence. FamilySearch . 1900 1920
  • 1910
  • C.J. Livsey (1856-1925), burial in Peatown Cemetery, Lakeport, Gregg County, with spouse Florence Prothro Livsey (1861-1932). Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, teachers Charles J. Livsey and brother James Alton Livsey. Gregg County, "J.A. and C.J. Livsey of Elderville," by Virginia Selman, Longview, Texas. East Texas Genealogical Society. East Texas Family Records, Fall 1986, Volume 10, Number 3, pp. 5-8, crediting East Texas Genealogical Society. "While teaching school and working for school improvement, C.J. Livsey was elected to the legislature and got a law enacted by the body creating the office County Superintendent of Schools . . . C.J. Livsey, died at his home in the Elderville Community on August 15, 1925; age 69 years." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 26th Legislature (1899) - C.J. Livsey, postoffice Elderville, nativity Georgia, age 42 (born circa 1857), teacher, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .

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