William Barnett Crockett
Full Name: William Barnett Crockett
Date of birth: January 29, 1855
Date of death: December 29, 1912
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Colorado City / Mitchell
Andrews, Borden, Cochran, Crane, Crosby, Dawson, Ector, Fisher, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Hockley, Howard, Kent, Loving, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Scurry, Terry, Upton, Ward, Winkler, Yoakum
Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415.
Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture)
COLORADO CITY, TEXAS (Mitchell County). "Colorado City, the county seat of Mitchell County . . . "
Handbook of Texas Online
Colorado City, Mitchell County.
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004
Texas Legislative Manual
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Biographical sketch, Hon. W.B. Crockett, Volume II, pp. 405-406. William Barnett Crockett, birth date 1/29/1855, born in "what was then Green county, but is now Craighead county, Arkansas, January 29, 1855, and when a year old was taken to Missisippi . . . "; marriage to Penelope Branch in 1882, county judge of Mitchell County.
A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas, 1906.
- Census of 1900 - William Crockett, Mitchell County, born January 1859 in Mississippi, age 41, lawyer, spouse Nettie Crockett.
Census of 1910 - William B. Crockett, Mitchell County, born circa 1860 in Arkansas, ago 50, lawyer/general practice, spouse Nippie B. Crockett, daughter Winne D. Crockett, son William B. Crockett, Jr.
- W.B. Crockett (1855-1912), burial in Colorado City Cemetery, Mitchell County, spouse Penelope "Neppie" Branch Crockett.
Find a Grave.
- Obituary, "Prominent Attorney Dies," Abilene Daily Reporter, 12/30/1912, p. 6, crediting the Abilene Public Library. W.B. Crockett, death date 12/29/1912. "Judge Crockett represented this (121st) district in the lower house of the state legislature with distinction . . . He was a native of Marshall county, Mississippi . . . He also served this county as a county judge for one term."
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
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