Full Name: Alva H. Seawright
Date of death: October 17, 1918
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Big Hill / Limestone
"Local and Personal," 10/24/1918, p. 3. "W.P. Alexander of Prairie Hill was selected to fill the vacancy on the ticket caused by the recent death of Hon. A.H. Seawright . . ."
Mexia Weekly Herald
BIG HILL, TEXAS (Limestone County). "Big Hill (Bighill), on Farm Road 2489 seven miles west of Thornton in western Limestone County . . . The town's population reached a peak of about 100 in 1915 but began to decline by the 1920s as business grew in nearby Groesbeck. The Big Hill post office was closed in 1924, and by 1949 the population had declined to twenty."
Handbook of Texas Online
A.H. Seawright of Groesbeck, residence in Limestone County, pp. 2, 5.
Groesbeck, Limestone County.
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- Alva H. Seawright, birth date 10/25/1865, death date 10/17/1918 in Groesbeck, Limestone County, occupation: St. Representative.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- "For Representative," 5/25/1916, p. 2. "Mr. Seawright is a successful farmer and businessman from Big Hill . . ."
Mexia Weekly Herald.
- Obituary, 10/17/1918, p. 5.
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