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Samuel Allen Easley

M.A. Easley
Full Name: Samuel Allen "Sam" Easley
Birth date: August 28, 1825
Death date: February 12, 1899

Terms of Service

  • House, 14th Legislature
    1/13/1874 - 4/18/1876

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - Sam Easley, Circleville, Williamson County, age 45, born circa 1825 in South Carolina, farmer, living in household with Elizabeth Easley, age 41.
    Census of 1880 - Sam A. Easley, Williamson County, age 54, born circa 1826 in South Carolina, farmer, wife Elizabeth. FamilySearch . 1880 1870
  • S.A. Easley, birth date 8/28/1825, death date 2/12/1899, burial in Easley-Sloan Cemetery, Jonah, Williamson County. Find a Grave .
  • EASLEY, SAMUEL ALLEN (1826-1899). Birth date 8/28/1826, death 1899. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, commanded militia regiment in Williamson County; Captain, Mann's Regiment assigned to coastal defense duty in Galveston; Lieutenant Colonel, 4th Texas State Cavalry. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch, S.A. Easley, p. 653. Indian Wars and Pioneers of Texas 1890.
  • Biographical sketch, Colonel Sam A. Easley. Lewis Publishing Company. History of Texas, Together with a Biographical History of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson Counties, 1893, pp. 479-480. "In 1874 he was elected a member of the Legislature, his district comprising seven or eight counties." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, S.A. Easley, Circleville. Born 8/26/1826 in Pickens County, South Carolina. "A man of broad intelligence and information, he was elected to represent his district in the Legislature during Governor Coke's administration." Brown, John Henry. Indian Wars and Pioneers of Texas, 1880, p. 653. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Historical marker, Easley Home, Georgetown, Williamson County. National Register listing, S.A. Easley House, Georgetown, Williamson County. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission) . S.A. Easley House Easley Home
  • Obituary, "Col. Easley Dead," 2/16/1899, p. 12. Death date Saturday, 2/15/1899. Easley "served in the Confederate army in Texas, rising to the rank of Lieut. Colonel. Taking great interest in politics and public affairs, he was elected a Democratic member of the 13th [sic] Legislature . . . " Williamson County Sun (Georgetown, Texas) .
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