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Simon Pierce Burns

S.P. Burns
Full Name: Simon Pierce Burns
Birth date: January 1, 1834
Death date: April 8, 1898

Terms of Service

  • House, 25th Legislature
    1/12/1897 - 4/8/1898
    Democrat
  • House, 24th Legislature
    1/8/1895 - 1/12/1897
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, Company A, 11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry. Simon P. Burns, U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865. Col. Simon Pierce Burns, Sr., birth date 1/1/1834 in Logan, Ohio; death date 4/8/1898 in Granbury, Hood County, Texas. Donna Jayne Burns Family Tree. Ancestry.com .
  • Colonel Simon Pierce Burns, "Historical Scrapbook: Simon P. Burns, Military Leader, Politician," 6/30/2021. Taken from A Few Good Horses by Simon Pierce Burns, a great grandson of Colonel Burns. Brownwood Bulletin .
  • Col. S.P. Burns, birth date 1/1/1834 in Ohio, death date 4/8/1898 in Granbury, Hood County, Texas, burial in Heflin Cemetery, Owens, Brown County. Find a Grave .
  • "Hon. S.P. Burns Dead," The Houston Daily Post, 4/16/1898, p. 5. "Colonel Burns served two terms as a member of the Texas house of representatives from the Brownwood district . . . ," Confederate veteran. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Brown County records, Heflin Cemetery, Brownwood, Texas, lists Col. S.P. Burns, birth date 1/1/1834, death date 4/8/1898. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
  • Simon Peter Burns, birth date 1/1/1834, death date 4/8/1898. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide 2002.
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, Company A, 11th Missouri Infantry. Discusses later appointment as Brigadier General. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature 1897.
  • Biographical sketch, S.P. Burns, pp. 75-76. Born 1/1/1835 in Logan County, Ohio. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature 1897.
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