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John Robert Baylor

Full Name: John Robert Baylor
Birth date: July 27, 1822
Death date: February 6, 1894

Terms of Service

  • House, 5th (1) Legislature
    11/8/1853 - 11/5/1855
(1) Not present at organization of the House on 11/7/1853. Messrs. Stapp and Baylor sworn on 11/8/1853, p. 9. House Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, John R. Baylor, age 28, native state Kentucky, emigrated from Kentucky in 1840, farmer, postoffice Fayetteville, Fayette County. House Journal .

Other Resources

  • Gen. John R. Baylor, Confederate States Army, birth date 7/27/1822, death date 2/6/1894, burial in Montell and Laguna Cemetery, Montell, Uvalde County. Find a Grave .
  • BAYLOR, JOHN ROBERT (1822-1894). Birth date 7/27/1822, death date 2/6/1894. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, 2nd Texas Mounted Rifles; promoted to Colonel, 12/15/1861; Military Governor, Confederate Territory of Arizona. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Gen. John R. Baylor, including account of the battle of Paint Creek against the Comanches in June 1860, pp. 138-141, and election to the Confederate congress in 1863, pp. 161-162. Historical Sketch of Parker County and Weatherford, Texas 1877.
  • John Robert Baylor, birth date 7/20/1822 in biographical sketch and 7/27/1822 on headstone, death date 2/6/1894. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide 2002.
  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, 2nd Texas Cavalry (or 2nd Texas Mounted Rifles). Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 23, 111, Plate No. 44. Birth date 7/20/1822, death date 2/6/1894. Texas in the War, 1861-1865 1965.

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