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Thomas Henry Hayes

T.H. Hayes
Full Name: Thomas Henry Hayes
Other surnames: Hays
Birth date: November 17, 1844
Death date: March 28, 1928

Terms of Service

  • House, 21st (1) (4) Legislature
    1/8/1889 - 1/13/1891
  • House, 14th (2) (3) Legislature
    1/13/1874 - 4/18/1876
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Gainesville, Cooke County. Directory of the Members and Officers of the Fourteenth Legislature of the State of Texas . . . 1874.
(3) Gainesville, Montague County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) T.H. Hays. Roster of representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Corp. Capt. C.B. Sutton's Co. (served as escort for Maj. Gen. Magruder latter part of the war), enlisted 2/18/1863; not found on rolls of Company G, 32nd Regiment, Texas Cavalry from November 1861-April 1864, according to War Department memo. T.H. Hayes, "72 years old will be 73 Nov. 17th 1917," born in Carroll County, Tennessee, residence in Groesbeck, Limestone County, death date 4/10/1928 on application for mortuary warrant. Pension File No. 34489, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • Thomas Henry Hayes, death date 3/28/1928 in Limestone County. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 .
  • Thomas Henry Hayes, birth date 11/17/1844 in Clay County, Tennessee; death date 3/28/1928 in Groesbeck, Limestone County, Texas; retired. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • T.H. Hayes, birth date 11/17/1844, death date 4/10/1928, burial in Faulkenberry Cemetery, Groesbeck, Limestone County. Find a Grave .
  • Thomas Henry Hayes, Democrat, farmer, age 44 in 1889, born in Tennessee. Legislative Reference Library Card File .
  • Biographical sketch, Thomas H. Hayes, pp. 315-316. Born 11/17/1844 in Carroll County, Tennessee, married Serena B. Parker of Lamar County in August 1871. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature 1889.
  • Confederate States Army, Bennett's company of McCulloch's escort, enlisted February 1862, participated in battle of Elk Horn; transferred to Colonel Andrews' regiment of infantry; then Captain C.B. Sutton's company of Magruder's escort. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature 1889.
  • Obituaries, "Old Citizen Gone," "Captain Hayes of Groesbeck: Pioneer Here Dies at 5 A.M.," The Mexia Weekly Herald, Friday, 4/13/1928, pp. 2 and 4, crediting Gibbs Memorial Library. States Captain T.H. Hayes died Tuesday morning (4/10/1928) at home in Groesbeck. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . April 13, 1928, p. 2 April 13, 1928, p. 4
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Hood's Texas Brigade. Commander of the Joe Johnston Camp of Confederate Veterans. The Mexia Weekly Herald, 4/13/1928, p. 4, crediting Gibbs Memorial Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
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