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John D. Keith

Full Name: John D. Keith
Birth date: October 12, 1844
Death date: May 26, 1921

Terms of Service

  • House, 22nd (1) Legislature
    1/13/1891 - 1/10/1893
    Democrat
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 22nd Legislature (1891) - John D. Keith, postoffice Keith, nativity Georgia, age 46 (born circa 1845), farmer, 17 years in Texas. House Journal .

Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Corporal, Company A, 1st Tennessee Heavy Artillery, enlisted 12/6/1861. Captured as prisoner of war 7/4/1863 at Vicksburg, paroled 7/16/1863. John D. Keith, age 69 (born circa 1844), born in Meriwether County, Georgia, residence in Keith, Grimes County since 1871, death date 5/26/1921 near Iota, Grimes County. Pension File No. 21860, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • Listed in "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931," pp. 205-209. Includes Date, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. Early History of Grimes County 1930. Early History of Grimes County
  • Census of 1880 - John D. Keith, Grimes County, age 35, born circa 1845 in Georgia, farmer, wife Julia.
    Census of 1900 - John D. Keith, Grimes County, age 56, born October 1844 in Georgia, blacksmith, widowed, living in household of brother-in-law William Medland.
    Census of 1910 - John D. Keith, Keith, Grimes County, age 65, born circa 1845 in Georgia, real estate agent, widowed, living in household of son Albert J. Keith. FamilySearch . 1910 1900
  • 1880
  • J.D. Keith, birth date 10/12/1844, death date 5/26/1921, burial in Martins Prairie Cemetery, Keith, Grimes County. Find a Grave .
  • "Hon. John D. Keith was here today from the oil sections," "Personal," The Daily Examiner (Navasota, Texas), 1/10/1902, p. 3, crediting Navasota Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
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