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Robert Bean

Robert Bean
Full Name: Robert Bean
Birth date: April 20, 1839
Death date: July 30, 1911

Terms of Service

  • House, 14th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) Legislature
    1/13/1874 - 4/18/1876
(1) Forestburg, Montague County. "The war over he returned at once to his home and in 1869 he began farming and stock raising in Montague county at Forestburg, about eighteen miles southeast of the city of Montague." A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas 1906.
(2) Post office Gainesville, Montague County. Directory of the Members and Officers of the Fourteenth Legislature of the State of Texas . . . 1874.
(3) COOKE COUNTY. Gainesville, founded in 1850, has been the county seat since the organization of the county. Handbook of Texas Online .
(4) "Robert Bean returned to Cooke County for a time before relocating to Montague County in 1869 . . . Following his turn at public service Bean resumed his farming activities in Montague County. He resided [t]here until 1901 at which time he returned to Gainesville, Cooke County." Handbook of Texas Online .
(5) FORESTBURG, TX. "Forestburg is at the intersection of Farm roads 455, 1655, 922, and 677, some fifteen miles southeast of Montague in southeastern Montague County." Handbook of Texas Online .
(6) Gainesville, Montague County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, Captain Robert Bean, Volume II, pp. 712-713. "While living in Montague county Captain Bean also became a factor in political circles and his ability for leadership and his able service in behalf of the party were recognized in his election as a member of the fourteenth legislature under the Governor Coke administration." A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas 1906.
  • Obituary and photo, Lieut. Robert Bean, Volume 20, Number 5, May 1912, p. 235. Death date 7/30/1911 in Gainesville. "He removed from Cooke to the adjoining county of Montague, which he represented in the legislature . . . " Confederate Veteran .
  • Census of 1880 - Robert Bean, Montague County, age 41, born circa 1839 in Arkansas, farmer, wife Amanda.
    Census of 1910 - Robt. Bean, Cooke County, age 72, born circa 1838 in Arkansas, wife Sallie E. FamilySearch . 1910 1880
  • Robt. Bean, birth date 4/20/1839, death date 7/30/1911, burial in Perryman Cemetery, Forestburg, Montague County. Includes photo of Lieut. Robert Bean from Confederate Veteran. Find a Grave .
  • BEAN, ROBERT (1839-1911). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant, Company B, 11th Texas Cavalry Regiment. Handbook of Texas Online .
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