Legislative Reference Library

Texas Legislators: Past & Present

Henry F. O'Neal

Henry F. O'Neal
Full Name: Henry F. O'Neal
Birth date: October 5, 1830
Death date: March 28, 1893

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 22nd (2) (3) (4) Legislature
    3/14/1892 - 1/10/1893
    Unknown
  • House, 14th (1) Legislature
    1/13/1874 - 4/18/1876
    Democrat
(1) Democrat. Directory of the Members and Officers of the Fourteenth Legislature of the State of Texas . . . 1874.
(2) Henry F. O'Neal, sworn 3/14/1892, succeeded Lucius A. Whatley, resigned 4/29/1891. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) Lists "H.F. O'Neal of Cass" in State Democratic Conventions (1873, 1898, 1908), as Attorney General nominee of Greenback-Labor State Convention (1880), Greenback State Convention (1884); and Howard F. O'Neal of Cass County in Democratic State Convention (1896). All are indexed together as one entry; however, it is unclear if H.F. O'Neal refers to Henry (father) or Howard (son). Platforms of Political Parties in Texas 1916.
(4) 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S. - Roll Call, First Day, 3/14/1892, p. 1. "Credentials of Senators H.F. O'Neal and W.W. Searcy were sent up and read . . . " "Senators O'Neal and Searcy came before the bar of the Senate and took the constitutional oath required." Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, Judge Howard F. O'Neal, volume 3, pp. 1257-1258, son of Hon. Henry F. and Malantha (Cooley) O'Neal. Relatives: Henry F. O'Neal, father; Judge Howard F. O'Neal and Hardy A. O'Neal, sons/brothers. A History of Texas and Texans 1914.
  • International Genealogical Index - North America - Henry F. O'Neal. Birth date 10/5/1830 in Wilkinson, Mississippi; death date 3/28/1893 in Linden, Cass, Texas. Spouse: Melantha or Lan Cooley, marriage 3/17/1850. FamilySearch .
  • Cass County Census:
    1860 - Henry F. O'Neal, Linden, age 25, born in Mississippi, editor, wife M.E., sons H.A. (age 9) and H.F. (age 6).
    1880 - Hardy A. O'Neal, age 28, wife Mollie L.
    1900 - H.F. (Howard F.) ONeal, Atlanta, age 46, born September 1853, wife Ida C.
    1910 - H.A. ONeal, Atlanta, age 59, wife Mollie; H.F. ONeal, Atlanta, age 56, wife Ida.
    1920 - Hardy ONeal, Atlanta, age 68, wife Mollie; Howard ONeal, Atlanta, age 66, wife Ida.
    1930 - Hardy R. [A.] O'Neal, Atlanta, age 79, wife Mollie L.; Howard F. O'Neal, age 76. Both lawyers. FamilySearch . 1930 Hardy O'Neal 1930 Howard F. O'Neal
  • 1910 H.A. ONeal 1910 H.F. ONeal 1900 1880 1920 Howard O'Neal 1920 Hardy O'Neal 1860
  • Henry O'Neal, birth date 10/5/1830, death date 3/28/1893, interment in Linden Cemetery #1, Cass County. Find a Grave .
LRL Home | View full site