J.H. Spivey

John Henry Spivey

Full Name: John Henry Spivey
Other surnames: Spivy
Date of birth: July 9, 1858
Date of death: August 31, 1910

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 33 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Spivey / Shelby   Sabine, Shelby

(1) Spivey post office closed in 1903. Handbook of Texas Online.

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House District 33
Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897
Legislatures: 24th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Spivey / Shelby
Counties in district: Sabine, Shelby

(1) Spivey post office closed in 1903. Handbook of Texas Online.

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Other Resources

  • John Henry Spivey, birth date 7/9/1858 in Monroe, Ouchita Parish, Louisiana; residence in Shelby County, Texas in 1899, 1900, and 1910; appointed postmaster of Spivey, Shelby County, on 5/25/1899; death date 8/31/1910 in Shelby County. Spouse Margaret Irene (Maggie) Day. Tibbens Family Tree; U.S., Appointments of U. S. Postmasters, 1832-1971; U.S., Register of Civil, Military, and Naval Service, 1863-1959 (Volume 2, John H. Spivey, residence in Shelby County, Texas, 7/1/1899). Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1900 - Jno. Spiney, Shelby County, age 41, born July 1858 in Louisiana, farmer, wife Maggie, sons H. Darin and Wm. C., daughter Ora I. [sic: extremely faint copy]
    Census of 1910 - John H. Spivey, Shelby County, age 52, born circa 1858 in Louisiana, laborer/flour mill, wife Maggie I., daughter Aza, son Earl. FamilySearch. 1900 1910
  • J.H. Spivey, birth date 7/9/1858, death date 8/31/1910, burial in Mount Olive Cemetery, Timpson, Shelby County. Find a Grave.
  • John H. Spivy of Shelby, democrat, in roster of 24th Legislature, "The Next Legislature," The Galveston Daily News, 11/15/1894, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. J.H. Spivey, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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24th R.S. - 1895
Commerce and Manufactures  
Contingent Expenses  
Public Health and Vital Statistics  
State Asylums  

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