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Benjamin P. Hendley

B.P. Hendley
Full Name: Benjamin P. Hendley
Other surnames: Henly
Birth date: February 2, 1824
Death date: September 15, 1891

Terms of Service

  • House, 11th (1) Legislature
    8/6/1866 - 2/7/1870
(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Possibly B.P. Hendley, Reserve Company, Ellis County, Beat No. 6, 19th Brigade, Texas Militia, enlisted August 1861. Texas, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900. Ancestry.com .
  • Census of 1870 - Benjamin Henley, Waxahachie, Ellis County, age 46, born circa 1824 in Tennessee, physician and farmer, living in household with Mary Henley, age 30, and children Sally and Isaac.
    Census of 1880 - B.P. Henly, Ellis County, age 56, born circa 1824 in Tennessee, farmer, widowed, daughter Sally, sons Ike and Charlie. FamilySearch . 1880 1870
  • Dr. B.P. Hendley, birth date 2/2/1824, death date 9/15/1891, burial in Waxahachie City Cemetery, Waxahachie, Ellis County. Find a Grave .
  • Death notice, Dr. B.P. Hendley, "Fifteen Years Ago, Sept. 20, 1906 issue," p. 82. "Dr. Hendley came to Kaufman co. from Ky at at early day in the settlement of Texas and to this county about 1857. He represented Ellis and some counties west of here in the first legislature to convene after the Civil War." Daughters of the American Revolution. Rebecca Boyce Chapter (Waxahachie, Tex.). Genealogical Records Committee. Texas Genealogical Records, Ellis County, Volume 18, 1963~, crediting Nicholas P. Sims Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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