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Spearman Holland

Full Name: Spearman Holland
Birth date: 1802
Death date: 1872

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 10th (1) (4) (5) Legislature
    11/2/1863 - 8/6/1866
     
  • House, 9th Legislature
    11/4/1861 - 11/2/1863
     
  • House, 7th (3) Legislature
    11/2/1857 - 11/7/1859
     
  • House, 1st (2) Legislature
    2/16/1846 - 12/13/1847
     
(1) Holland did not attend 1st Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) Democrat. Table of members of the 1st Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 5/20/1846, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(3) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(4) 10th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call of Senators elect, oath of office administered, 11/2/1863, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(5) Member roster, 10th Legislature, 1st Called Session, Member not present during the session. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, p. 104, Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845 1942.
  • HOLLAND, SPEARMAN (1802-1872). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • HOLLAND, JAMES KEMP (1822-1898). Relatives: Spearman Holland - father, James K. Holland - son. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • HOLLAND, BIRD (?-1864). Bird Holland, brother of Spearman Holland, "probably the father of three sons by a slave." Relatives: Bird Holland - father, William H. Holland - son; Spearman Holland - uncle, William H. Holland - nephew. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Reprint of "Descendants of Panola County slaves dedicate marker to slavemaster, " Longview News-Journal, 11/8/1998. Rusk County History, Black News. Lady Texian County Research Pages .
  • "Cousins meet, find relatives in Texas and Tennessee Legislatures," 10/13/2004 Pleasanton Express .
  • Biographical sketches of Spearman, Bird, James Kemp, & William H. Holland. Relatives: Spearman & Bird Holland - brothers; Spearman Holland - father, James Kemp Holland - son; Bird Holland - uncle, James Kemp Holland - nephew. Rusk County, TXGenWeb Project .
  • "Kemp Holland, his children and grandchildren," research compiled by Sandra G. Holland, Pleasanton, TX. Working File 2004.
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