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Truman Phelps

T. Phelps
Full Name: Truman Phelps
Birth date: August 7, 1806
Death date: July 10, 1892

Terms of Service

  • House, 11th (1) (2) (3) (4) 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 .
(2) Anaqua, Victoria County. "In 1857 he settled on a homestead on the San Antonio River in Anaqua, Texas, approximately twenty miles south of Victoria." Handbook of Texas Online .
(3) Victoria, Victoria County. House Journal .
(4) Anaqua, Victoria County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Hon. Truman Phelps, death date 7/10/1892, burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Victoria, Victoria County. Find a Grave .
  • PHELPS, TRUMAN (1806-1892). Phelps "served Catahoula Parish several times as a representative, from 1837 through 1840, and again in 1844, to the Louisiana legislature." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Edwin M. Phelps, pp. 612-613. Clerk in the General Land Office of the State of Texas. Born 8/30/1842 in Vincennes, Indiana. Relatives: Truman Phelps - father, Edwin M. Phelps - son. Mother Miss Cornelia McNamee. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature 1892.
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of son, Edwin M. Phelps, pp. 163-164. Texans Who Wore the Gray 1907.
  • Obituary, Judge Truman Phelps, "Death of Judge Phelps," Newspaper Abstract, Beeville Bee, Beeville, Texas, 7/22/1892. Born 8/7/1806 near Uniontown, Mississippi. Also served in the Louisiana legislature. Refugio County, TXGenWeb Project .

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