William Asburry Skillern
Full Name: William Asburry Skillern
Date of birth: December 27, 1833
Date of death: November 13, 1921
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Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899
La Nana / Nacogdoches
Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County.
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004
La Nana, Populist.
Texas Legislative Manual
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Military Service Notes
- Confederate States Army, Company H, 17th Texas Dismounted Cavalry, and Company A, 11th Texas Infantry on soldier's application. Includes affidavits of witnesses and letter from W.A. Skillern; War Department memo finds no William A. Skillern in those units. W.A. Skillern, Nacogdoches County, born circa 1834 in Haywood County, Tennessee, death date 11/13/1921 in Nacogdoches County. Pension File No. 21183, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958.
- Confederate States Army, 17th Texas Dismounted Cavalry and 11th Texas Infantry ("He was elected Lieutenant on one occasion and on another, Orderly Sergeant . . . ").
Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
- Wm. Asburry Skillern, birth date 12/27/1833 in Haywood County, Tennessee; death date 11/13/1921 in Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Texas; farmer.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- William A. Skillern, birth date 12/27/1833, death date 11/1/1921 on grave marker, burial in Christian Cemetery, Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County. Includes portrait, biographical sketches.
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