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Benjamin Robert Tyus

B.R. Tyus
Full Name: Benjamin Robert Tyus
Other surnames: Tyers
Birth date: March 21, 1830
Death date: December 14, 1879

Terms of Service

  • House, 11th (1) (2) Legislature
    8/6/1866 - 2/7/1870
(1) B.R. Tyers, District 40, Freestone, Limestone, and Falls. Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .
(2) SPRINGFIELD, TEXAS (Limestone County). "Springfield, the first county seat of Limestone County, was in the north central part of the county at a site now included in Fort Parker State Park." Handbook of Texas Online .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Benjamin R. Tyus, birth date 3/21/1830 in Sussex County, Virginia, death date 12/14/1879 in Mexia, Texas, burial in Mexia City Cemetery, Mexia, Limestone County. Find a Grave .
  • TYUS, BENJAMIN ROBERT (1830-1879). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company F, 6th Texas Infantry Regiment. Handbook of Texas Online .

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