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Moritz Maedgen

Full Name: Frantz Joseph Moritz Maedgen
Birth date: August 17, 1830
Death date: August 23, 1898

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, Sergeant and 2nd Lieutenant, Company D, 4th Texas Cavalry, enlisted 9/16/1861. Frantz Joseph Moritz Maedgen, death date 8/23/1898 in Bell County, widow Mrs. Paulin E. Maedgen, marriage date 3/12/1868 in Milam County. Pension File No. 31147, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Franz Joseph Madgen (Francis J. Maedgen), p. 182. Mentions son Moritz Maedgen. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Patriot Ancestor Album 1995.
  • J. Moritz Maedgen, birth date 8/17/1830 in Germany, death date 7/23/1898, burial in Shiloh Cemetery, Troy, Bell County. Includes reprint of obituary in The Temple Times, 8/26/1898. Grave marker inscription: "Emigrated to the Republic of Texas, 1814." Find a Grave .
  • Obituaries, Hon. Moritz Maedgen, The Journal-Reporter (Belton, Texas), 8/26/1898, p. 2, crediting Lena Armstrong Public Library. Born 8/17/1830 in Hanover, Germany. "In 1878 he was elected to the legislature, serving with credit to himself and satisfaction to his constituents." Death date Tuesday, 8/23/1898.
    "A Good Man Gone," The Temple Times, 8/26/1898, p. 5, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . Temple Belton
  • Biographical sketch, Moritz Maedgen, p. 263. Born 8/17/1830 in Germany. Name Meritz Maedgen in roster. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879. Roster
  • Confederate States Army, 1st Sergeant then Lieutenant, Company D, 4th Texas Cavalry, Sibley's Brigade. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.
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