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William R. Poag

Full Name: William R. Poag
Death date: November 17, 1872

Terms of Service

  • House, 10th (2) Legislature
    5/9/1864 - 5/28/1864
  • House, 7th (1) (3) Legislature
    11/9/1857 - 11/7/1859
  • House, 6th Legislature
    11/5/1855 - 11/2/1857
(1) Poag took the oath of office on 11/9/1857, p. 67. House Journal .
(2) Poag probably did not attend Regular or 2nd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(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) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army. War Department memo found no William R. Poag in 8th (Taylor's) Battalion, Texas Cavalry, in the rolls for the period 6/1/1862 to April 1863, and Field's Company regiment could not be identified. Includes correspondence, ex-parte interrogatories, and affidavits. Wm. R. Poag, death date 11/17/1872 in Harrison County, spouse Mrs. Nonie [Novie] A. Poag, marriage date 1/15/1852 in Harrison County. Pension File No. 31840, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • W.R. Poag, marriage to Navaline Crunk 1/15/1852 in Harrison County, Texas.
    Census of 1860 - Wm. R. Poag, Panola County, age 38, born circa 1822 in South Carolina, attorney at law, living in household with Novy Poag.
    Census of 1870 - W.R. Pogue, Marshall, Harrison County, age 38, born circa 1832 in South Carolina, lawyer, living in household with N.A. Pogue. FamilySearch . 1860 1870
  • Texas Marriages, 1837-1973
  • William R. Poag, death date 1872, burial in Marshall Cemetery, Marshall, Harrison County, with spouse Novie Poag. Find a Grave .
  • Death notice, The Houston Telegraph, 11/18/1872, p. 10, crediting the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. "Col. Poag of [Marshal] died the other day." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Delegate to Secession Convention of Texas, 1861. Journal of the Secession Convention of Texas 1861. Edited from the original in the department of state by Ernest William Winkler, State Librarian. Texas Library and Historical Commission, the State Library. Austin: Austin Print. Co., 1912, pp. 20-22. Originally published serially in newspapers. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin) 2009.
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