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Oliver Cromwell Searcy

O.C. Searcy
Full Name: Oliver Cromwell Searcy
Birth date: August 24, 1838
Death date: December 28, 1912

Terms of Service

  • House, 27th Legislature
    1/8/1901 - 1/13/1903

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, 1st Lieutenant, Company D, 27th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Whitfield's Legion) (1st Texas Legion). Oliver C. Searcy, U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com .
  • Oliver Cromwell Searcy, death date 12/28/1912, Hallettsville, Lavaca County, Texas. U.S. Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949. FamilySearch .
  • Oliver C. Searcy, born 1838 in Tennessee, death date 12/28/1912 in Hallettsville, Lavaca County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Confederate States Army, 1st Lieutenant, Company D, 27th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Oliver C. Searcy, burial in Hallettsville City Cemetery, Lavaca County. Find a Grave .
  • "O.C. Searcy Very Ill: Veteran of Two Wars and Member of Legislature," 12/25/1912, p. 1; Obituary, "O.C. Searcy Dead: Prominent Texan and Former Member of Legislature," 12/30/1912, p. 2. Birth date 8/24/1838, death date 12/28/1912, member of 27th Legislature. Houston Post .
  • Searcy "served with Ross in his Indian campaigns," "Ranger service with the lamented Ross"; Confederate States Army. Obituaries, O.C. Searcy. Houston Post .
  • Searcy, Oliver, Texas State Troops, Call Number: 401-37. "The name of Oliver C. Searcy is given as a Captain commanding a Company of volunteers of Hallettsville . . . " Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935 .
  • Biographical sketch, Oliver C. Searcy, pp. 188-189. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas 1901.
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