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James Baker Cone

Full Name: James Baker Cone
Birth date: March 10, 1825
Death date: March 25, 1897

Terms of Service

  • House, 20th (1) Legislature
    1/11/1887 - 1/8/1889
(1) 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) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Mentioned in Burr Under the Buckle of the Bible Belt 2004.
  • Census of 1880 - James B. Cone, Wilson County, age 55, born circa 1825 in Georgia, farmer, wife Ann, sons Claude, John W. and Norman D. FamilySearch .
  • James Baker Cone, birth date 3/10/1825 in Washington County, Georgia; death date 3/25/1897 in Gonzales, Texas; interment in Gonzales City Cemetery, Gonzales County; spouse Ann Little Cone. Includes reprint of obituary in Gonzales Inquirer, 4/1/1897. Find a Grave .
  • Biography of Marshall N.D. Cone, son of James B. Cone. Includes reprint of 4/23/1931 article from the Gonzales Inquirer. "You Just Didn't Mess with N.D. Cone," Murray Montgomery's Lone Star Diary 2004.
  • Biographical sketch, J.B. Cone, p. 121. Born 3/10/1825 in Georgia. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature 1887.
  • Death notice, Hon. J.B. Cone, Gonzales, death date 3/25/1897. "Mortuary," Galveston Daily News, 3/27/1897, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
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