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William Albert Vestal

Full Name: William Albert Vestal
Birth date: May 28, 1847
Death date: March 17, 1928

Terms of Service

  • House, 22nd (1) (2) Legislature
    1/13/1891 - 1/10/1893
(1) Marquez. 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S. House Journal .
(2) Marquiz [sic], Leon County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Company I, Simms Regiment, detached service (per soldier's application; includes correspondence, affidavits, and direct interrogatories of witnesses; no William A. Vestal found by War Department on the rolls of Companies E, D, or I.9 (Sims) Regiment, Texas Cavalry, in the period 11/1/1861-6/30/1864). William Albert Vestal, birth date 5/28/1847 near Camden, Arkansas, death date 3/17/1928 in Marquez, Leon County, Texas, widow Mrs. Julia A. Vestal, marriage date 12/19/1869 in Leon County. Pension File Nos. 38771 (William A. Vestal) and 43739 (William Albert Vestal), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. No. 38771 includes letter from W.A. Vestal to Hon. Lon A. Smith, Commissioner of Pensions, 9/27/1922: "In 1890 this county and Madison elected me to the 22d Legislature and served during Hogg's first administration." Ancestry.com .
  • William Albert Vestal, birth date 5/28/1847 in Ouchita County, Arkansas; death date 3/17/1928 in Marquez, Leon County, Texas. Burkeen Page .
  • Confederate States Army, Company I, Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, William Albert Vestal, birth date 5/28/1847, death date 3/17/1928, burial in Clear Creek Cemetery, Leon County. Includes photo of William Albert Vestal and Julia Ann (Seale) and plaque in memory of Confederate veterans buried in Clear Creek Cemetery. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, William Albert Vestal, pp. 258-259. Born 5/23/1847 in Oauchita County, Arkansas, married Julia A. Seale on 12/19/1869. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature 1892.
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