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Blackstone Hardeman Davis

Blackstone Davis
Full Name: Blackstone Hardeman Davis
Birth date: September 28, 1835
Death date: March 28, 1881

Terms of Service

  • House, 9th (1) Legislature
    11/4/1861 - 2/24/1862
  • House, 8th (2) Legislature
    11/7/1859 - 2/14/1861
(1) David L. McNeill, sworn 2/2/1863, succeeded Blackstone H. Davis, resigned 2/24/1862. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) William M. Bryce, sworn 3/18/1861, succeeded Blackstone H. Davis, resigned 2/14/1861. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Account of Blackstone H. Davis' death and Davis Family Cemetery, Jack Kern and Doug Davis, "One Square Acre . . . Family Graveyard . . . Reserved Forever," 8/20/2006. Allandale Reporter .
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Darnell's Regiment, commanding officer Captain H.S. Morgan. B.H. Davis, enlistment date 1/18/1862 in Bastrop County, age 27. Texas, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900 Ancestry.com .
  • Blackstone H. Davis, birth date 9/28/1835, death date 3/28/1881, burial in George W. Davis Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave .
  • DAVIS, BLACKSTONE HARDEMAN (1835–1881). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Capt. Hiram S. Morgan's Company, Darnell's Cavalry Regiment of Texas Volunteers, 18th Texas Cavalry. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Blackstone Hardeman Davis (1835-1881) married Elvira Manor on 2/14/1858. Texas Historical Commission. [Historic Marker Application: Elvira T. Manor Davis House], 1994, p. 2, crediting Texas Historical Commission. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Birth date 9/23/1835. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature 1860.
  • Historical marker, Elvira T. Manor Davis House, Austin, Travis County. "Named for her father, she married Blackstone H. Davis whose family owned quarry, supplied stone for the 1853 Texas Capitol." Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission) .

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