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Samuel Baker Bewley

Samuel Bewley
Full Name: Samuel Baker Bewley
Birth date: May 21, 1825
Death date: December 5, 1877

Terms of Service

  • House, 13th Legislature
    1/14/1873 - 1/13/1874

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of son James J. Bewley, p. 2441. "Col. S.B. Bewley . . . born in Greene County, Tennessee, in 1825." A History of Texas and Texans 1914.
  • Samuel Baker Bewley, birth date 5/21/1825, death 1878, Alexander family tree. Ancestry.com .
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company C, 27th Regiment, Texas Cavalry, Whitfield's Legion, 1st Texas Legion. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System .
  • Census of 1860 - Saml. B. Bewley, San Augustine District, San Augustine County, age 33, born circa 1827 in Tennessee, lawyer, in household with Mary Bewley.
    Census of 1870 - S.B. Buely, San Augustine, San Augustin County, age 44, born circa 1826 in Tennessee, lawyer in household with Mary Buely. FamilySearch . 1860 1870
  • BEWLEY, SAMUEL BAKER (1825-1878). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Obituary, "The Late Hon. S.B. Bewley, of San Augustine, Texas," The Galveston Daily News, 1/10/1878, p. 3, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. ". . . he was immediately elected to represent his district in the Legislature and became one of the leading and by far the most brilliant member of the first Democratic Legislature which assembled in Texas after the war." Birth date 5/28/1826, death date 12/5/1877. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • S.B. Bewley, discharged May 1862 at Corinth, Mississippi. "Roster of Co. C., Whitfield's Legion," Dallas Genealogical Society, The Quarterly, Vol. 27, No. 3, September 1981, p. 404-405. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
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