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Edward H. Tarrant

Full Name: Edward H. Tarrant
Birth date: 1796
Death date: August 2, 1858

Terms of Service

  • House, 4th Legislature
    11/3/1851 - 11/7/1853
     
  • House, 3rd (1) Legislature
    11/5/1849 - 11/3/1851
     
(1) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 9/29/1849, p. 6, 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

  • Biographical sketch, pp. 178-179. Birth year 1796. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845 1942.
  • Veteran of the War of 1812 and took part in the Battle of New Orleans, January 8, 1815; Veteran of Texas War of Independence, 1836; Commander of the Ranger Forces of the Northwestern Frontier, 1837; General of Militia at Village Creek Indian Fight, 1841. Grave marker inscription, General Edward H. Tarrant, born 1796, death date 8/2/1858 in Fort Belknap, Texas, burial in Pioneers Rest Cemetery, Fort Worth. Find a Grave .
  • TARRANT, EDWARD H. (1799-1858). "Edward H. (possibly for Hampton) Tarrant," born 1799. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • TARRANT COUNTY named for Edward H. Tarrant. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Militia, Colonel, War of 1812. Militia, Brigadier General, 4th Brigade of Northeast Texas defenders. "There is no record of his participation in the Texas Revolution." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch, "Edward H. Tarrant," Vol. 69, No. 3, January 1966, pp. 300-323. Southwestern Historical Quarterly .
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