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James Gautney Collier

Full Name: James Gautney Collier
Birth date: February 24, 1812
Death date: October 23, 1896

Terms of Service

  • House, 7th (1) Legislature
    11/2/1857 - 11/7/1859
     
(1) 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

Resolutions and Journal entries

Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company D, 11th Battalion Cavalry, Texas Volunteers (Spaight's), enlistment and muster date 4/1/1862. James G. Collier, U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865; U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. J.G. Collier, death date 10/23/1896, widow Mrs. Elizabeth Collier, married 1843 in Georgia. Pension File No. 5228, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • J.G. Collier, birth date 2/24/1812, death date 10/23/1896, portrait, burial in Beech Creek Baptist Cemetery, Spurger, Tyler County, with spouse E.W. Collier. Find a Grave .
  • Capt. James G. Collier mentioned in biographical sketch of son Dr. George W. Collier, Volume II, p. 910, continued p. 913. Erroneously states James G. Collier "represented the Tenth district in the Texas legislature." Relatives: James G. Collier - father, Dr. George W. Collier - son. George W. Collier of Beaumont, birth date 12/8/1860 in Town Bluff, Tyler County. "Dr. Collier has always been a loyal Democrat, and was elected by the Beaumont district as representative in the Twenty-fifth legislature." Historical Review of South-east Texas and the Founders, Leaders and Representative Men of Its Commerce, Industry and Civic Affairs 1910.
  • Indian War of 1836. Confederate States Army, Captain. "He had earned his title of captain in the Indian war of 1836, and served as captain in the Confederate army, in General Spates’ division at Sabine Pass," p. 910. Historical Review of South-east Texas and the Founders, Leaders and Representative Men of Its Commerce, Industry and Civic Affairs 1910.
  • James G. Collier. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • J.G. Collier. 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) .
  • James Gautney Collier, sixth generation of Ahnentafel Chart, Collin Chronicles, Spring 1997/98, pp. 82-83, crediting Collin County Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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