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James Newton English

Full Name: James Newton English
Birth date: December 24, 1837
Death date: January 9, 1905

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

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company I, 9th Texas Cavalry, enlistment date 10/14/1861 at Camp Reeves, Grayson County, Texas, appointed Captain 11/26/1861 from 2nd Lieutenant, according to War Department memo in Confederate pension records. James Newton English, born 1837 in Red River County, death date 1/9/1905 in Johnson County; widow Mrs. J.N. English, marriage date 1/8/1864 in Johnson County. U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865; Pension File No. 46641, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company I, 9th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Capt. James N. English, birth date 12/24/1837, death date 1/9/1905, biographical sketch, burial in Cleburne Memorial Cemetery, Cleburne, Johnson County. Find a Grave .
  • ENGLISH, JAMES N. (1837-unknown). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch, Captain James N. English. Born 12/24/1837 in Red River County ("now Lamar County, seven miles from the present site of Paris, near old Pin Hook Station"). "The citizens of Johnson county further attested the confidence which they repose in him by electing him a member of the Sixteenth Legislature." Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Johnson and Hill Counties, Texas, 1892, pp. 497-498, crediting Dallas Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 165-166. Texans Who Wore the Gray 1907.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 266-267. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.
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