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William Turner Sadler

Full Name: William Turner Sadler
Birth date: July 27, 1797
Death date: February 18, 1884

Terms of Service

  • House, 2nd (3) Legislature
    12/13/1847 - 11/5/1849
     
  • House, 1st (1) (2) (4) Legislature
    2/16/1846 - 12/13/1847
     
(1) At his death, Sadler's home was "near Elkhart, in Anderson County, Anderson having been created from Houston County on March 24, 1846." Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845 1942.
(2) Democrat. Table of members of the 1st Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 5/20/1846, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(3) Roster of members of the 2nd Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 12/15/1847, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(4) 1st and 2nd Legislature - Houston County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992 1992.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, p. 166. Death date 2/18/1884. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845 1942.
  • Capt. William Turner Sadler, birth date 7/27/1979 on grave marker, death date 2/18/1884, biographical sketch, portrait, interment in Sadler Cemetery, Anderson County. Find a Grave .
  • Texas Rangers, Captain. Texas Army, Adjutant Captain, Texas Revolution. "In 1835, Sadler was appointed as captain of one of the frontier units of the newly formed Texas Rangers. This was the beginning of W.T. Sadler's prominence in early Texas history. Sadler enlisted in the Texas Army and fought at the Battle of San Jacinto in 1836. He was made Adjutant Captain by General Sam Houston. Sadler could speak Spanish and was selected to question Santa Anna after his capture." Find a Grave .
  • SADLER, WILLIAM TURNER (1797-1884). Birth date 7/26/1797, death date 2/18/1884. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Texas Army, Private, 1st Company, 2nd Regiment, Texas Volunteers, Texas Revolution, "took part in battle of San Jacinto." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • William Turner Sadler, birth date 7/27/1979 in Lincoln County, North Carolina; death date 2/18/1884 near Elkhart. "Reportedly served in (Confederate States Army) Company E, 34th Texas Cavalry . . . " Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide 2002.
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