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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
    Democrat
(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, pp. 165-166. Texans Who Wore the Gray 1907.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 266-267. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.
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