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Henry Harrison Ford

Henry Ford
Full Name: Henry Harrison Ford
Birth date: March 11, 1844
Death date: September 23, 1887

Terms of Service

  • House, 13th (1) (2) (3) (4) Legislature
    1/14/1873 - 1/13/1874
(1) Burkesville, Newton County. Directory of the Members of the Thirteenth Legislature of the State of Texas 1873.
(2) Burkeville became the county seat of Newton County in 1848, owing to its location near the geographic center of the county. The county seat moved to the newly created, more centrally located Newton in 1853. Handbook of Texas Online .
(3) Burksville, Newton County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) Newton County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992 1992.

Biographical Notes and Resources


  • Photograph. Henry Ford, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. Henry Ford, State Preservation Board

Other Resources

  • Henry H. Ford, death date 9/23/1887. Lived in Burkeville, Newton County in 1870 (age 28), and at time of enlistment in Confederate Army, and Jasper County in 1880 (age 39), marriage to Eugenia Rebecca Ford 5/5/1867 in Newton County. Census of 1870 and 1880 and U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • Henry Harrison Ford, birth date 3/11/1844, death date 9/23/1887, burial in Jasper City Cemetery, Jasper County. Find a Grave .
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