O.C. Searcy

Oliver Cromwell Searcy

Full Name: Oliver Cromwell Searcy
Date of birth: August 24, 1838
Date of death: December 28, 1912

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Hallettsville / Lavaca   Lavaca

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House District 44
Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903
Legislatures: 27th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Hallettsville / Lavaca
Counties in district: Lavaca

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Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, 1st Lieutenant, Company D, 27th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Whitfield's Legion) (1st Texas Legion). Oliver C. Searcy, U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com.
  • Oliver Cromwell Searcy, death date 12/28/1912, Hallettsville, Lavaca County, Texas. U.S. Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949. FamilySearch.
  • Confederate States Army, 1st Lieutenant, Company D, 27th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Oliver C. Searcy, burial in Hallettsville City Cemetery, Lavaca County. Find a Grave.
  • Searcy "served with Ross in his Indian campaigns," "Ranger service with the lamented Ross"; Confederate States Army. Obituaries, O.C. Searcy. Houston Post.
  • Searcy, Oliver, Texas State Troops, Call Number: 401-37. "The name of Oliver C. Searcy is given as a Captain commanding a Company of volunteers of Hallettsville . . . " Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935.

Other Resources

  • Oliver C. Searcy, born 1838 in Tennessee, death date 12/28/1912 in Hallettsville, Lavaca County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • "O.C. Searcy Very Ill: Veteran of Two Wars and Member of Legislature," 12/25/1912, p. 1; Obituary, "O.C. Searcy Dead: Prominent Texan and Former Member of Legislature," 12/30/1912, p. 2. Birth date 8/24/1838, death date 12/28/1912, member of 27th Legislature. Houston Post.


  • Photograph. O.C. Searcy, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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27th R.S. - 1901
Commerce and Manufactures  
Federal Relations  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Senatorial Districts  

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