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William Gadston Callaway

Full Name: William Gadston Callaway
Other surnames: Calloway
Birth date: August 5, 1828
Death date: December 7, 1888

Terms of Service

  • House, 16th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/14/1879 - 1/11/1881
(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .
(2) WHEATVILLE, TX (MORRIS COUNTY). Wheatville post office transferred to Belden in 1882. Handbook of Texas Online .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch and photo, William Gadston Callaway—1828-1888, p. 24. Born 8/5/1828 near LaFayette, Alabama, died 12/7/1888 in Naples, Texas. "In 1879, he was elected to represent his district in the State Legislature." Courtesy Dallas Public Library. Callaway Baptist Preachers, 1789-1953 1953.
  • Wm. G. Callaway, marriage to Emily Ann Reeves 10/9/1848 in Chambers County, Alabama.
    Census of 1860 - W.G. Callaway, Alabama Township, Columbia County, Arkansas, age 31, born circa 1829 in Georgia, living in household with Mary A. (age 20), and children Mary F., W.A., R.C., and Francis.
    Census of 1880 - W.G. Callaway, Morris County, Texas, age 51, born circa 1829 in Georgia, farmer, wife Mary A.
    Wm. Gladstone Callaway and Emily Reeves, parents of William Allen (W.A.) Callaway, birth date 10/15/1854 in Louisiana, death date 11/14/1930 in Dallas.
    William Gadston Callaway and Emily Ann Reeves, parents of Francis Gadston Calloway, birth date 7/13/1858 in Louisiana, death date 12/29/1939 in Dallas. FamilySearch . Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (1) Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (2)
  • 1860 1880 Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950
  • Rev. William Gadston Callaway, birth date 8/5/1828, death date 12/7/1888, photo, genealogy information, burial in Naples Cemetery, Naples, Morris County. No grave marker photo. Find a Grave .
  • Death notice, Rev. W.G. Calloway, Belden, December 6, "Altar and Tomb," 12/16/1888, p. 11.
    "W.A. Callaway of the Mail telegraphed to friends in Fort Worth that his father had died . . . ", "Localettes," 12/8/1888, p. 5. Fort Worth Daily Gazette .
  • Biographical sketch, William G. Calloway, p. 255. Born 8/5/1828 in Oglethorp County, Georgia. Moved to Union Parish, Louisiana, in 1856 and to Arkansas in 1860, then to Titus (now Morris) County, Texas. W.G. Callaway on roster. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879. Roster
  • Cabell's Brigade. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.

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