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Jonathan Jackson Davis

J.J. Davis
Full Name: Jonathan Jackson Davis
Birth date: February 17, 1833
Death date: September 13, 1905

Terms of Service

  • House, 24th (2) (5) Legislature
    1/8/1895 - 1/12/1897
    Democrat
  • House, 23rd (9) Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 1/8/1895
    Democrat
  • House, 22nd (3) (7) Legislature
    1/13/1891 - 1/10/1893
    Democrat
  • House, 20th (1) (4) (6) (8) Legislature
    1/11/1887 - 1/8/1889
    Democrat
(1) KOSSE, TEXAS. "Kosse is on State highways 14 and 7 near the Falls county line in southwestern Limestone County." Handbook of Texas Online .
(2) Falls County. House Journal .
(3) Kosse [in Limestone County]. House Journal .
(4) Falls County. House Journal .
(5) Kosse, Falls County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(6) Kosse, Falls County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(7) J.J. Davis, Kosse. "December, 1865, he removed to Falls Couny, Texas, where he still lives, near Bremond, successfully engaged in farming." Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature 1892.
(8) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(9) Kosse [in Limestone County]. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Company D, 30th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry. Military grave marker, Jonathan J. Davis, birth date 2/17/1833, death date 9/13/1905, interment in Mustang Prairie Cemetery, Falls County. Find a Grave .
  • Jonathan J. Davis, member of the 20th, 22nd, and 23rd Legislatures, was pastor of the Mustang Prairie New Hope Baptist Church in Falls County, established in 1873. Interment at Mustang Prairie Cemetery, Mustang Prairie, Texas, birth date 2/17/1833, death date 9/13/1905. Mentioned in "History of Mustang Prairie." Mustang Prairie Website 1996.
  • Biographical sketch, Jonathan Jackson Davis, p. 126. Native of Benton County, Alabama, born 2/16/1833. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature 1887.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, J.J. Davis, pp. 328-329. Born 2/16/1833 in Benton County, Alabama. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature 1892.
  • Biography and reprint of article from the Marlin Democrat. "Born in Benton County, Alabama, February 16, 1833." Settled in Mustang Prairie, in the southeast corner of Falls County. Falls County, TX, Biographies. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
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