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Andrew Jackson Chambers

A.J. Chambers
Full Name: Andrew Jackson Chambers
Birth date: March 13, 1833
Death date: March 24, 1893

Terms of Service

  • House, 18th (1) Legislature
    1/9/1883 - 1/13/1885
(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 23rd Legislature, R.S., Memorial resolution by Wilson, 1/17/1893, p. 82; Committee report and biographical sketches of Hon. C.L. Wurzbach and Hon. B.G. Selman, 4/5/1893, pp. 866-867; Motion to add the name of Hon. A.J. Chambers, 4/10/1893, pp. 917-918; Memorial service and memorial page, 4/10/1893, pp. 918-923. Resolutions - Memorial .


Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Andy Chambers, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, age 45, born circa 1835 in Mississippi, farmer, wife S.M. Chambers.
    Andrew J. Chambers marriage to Sarah M. Watts 5/28/1857 in Palestine, Anderson County. FamilySearch . 1880 Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
  • Andrew J. Chambers (1835-1893), burial in Pioneer's Rest Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary and drawing, Col. A.J. Chambers, 3/25/1893, p. 5. Funeral and resolutions adopted by the R.E. Lee Camp on the death of Colonel A.J. Chambers, "Col. Chambers Buried," 3/27/1893, p. 5; "The Lee Resolutions," 3/28/1893, p. 8. Fort Worth Daily Gazette .
  • Description of Confederate States Army service in Richmond, with "Hood's Texans" on the Mechanicsville Road on 6/21/1862, from resolution of the R.E. Lee Camp, "Col. Chambers Buried," 3/27/1893, p. 5. Fort Worth Daily Gazette .
  • Death notice, "Mortuary," A.J. Chambers, Galveston Daily News, 3/27/1893, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Sarah M. Watts married Andrew Jackson Chambers, Sr. 5/28/1857 in Palestine, Anderson County. Anderson County Genealogical Society, The Tracings, Volume 20, Number 1, May 2002, p. 23. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, p. 257. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, enlisted in Company C, 1st Texas Regiment. Born 3/13/1833 in Hinds County, Mississippi. Military records, Robert E. Lee Camp #158 of Confederate Veterans, Fort Worth. Tarrant County, TXGenWeb Project .
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