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James Petty Brown

Full Name: James Petty Brown
Birth date: March 5, 1829
Death date: July 23, 1897

Terms of Service

  • House, 16th (1) Legislature
    1/14/1879 - 1/11/1881
(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Capt. J.P. Brown, birth date 3/5/1829, death date 7/23/1897, burial in Brown Cemetery, Kosse, Limestone County. Includes obituaries in the Shiner Gazette, 7/28/1897, and Austin Statesman, 7/24/1897, and a reprint of obituary in the Groesbeck Journal, 7/24/1897. Find a Grave .
  • Obituaries, Captain James P. Brown, The Galveston Daily News, 7/25/1897, p. 3, crediting Abilene Library Consortium.
    "A Veteran Dead: Capt. James P. Brown Passes Away at His Home Near Kosse," Shiner Gazette, 7/28/1897, p. 2, crediting Shiner Public Library. "He represented his county one term in the state legislature . . . "
    "Capt. Brown Dead: Prominent Texan Dead at His Residence Near Kosse," Austin Weekly Statesman, 7/29/1897, p. 11. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . Shiner Austin
  • Galveston
  • Biographical sketch, James Petty Brown, p. 263. Born 3/5/1829 in Jasper County, Georgia. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.
  • Confederate States Army, 3rd Lieutenant, Company K, Parson's 24th Regiment, Texas Cavalry; elected Captain, 5/18/1862. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.
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