A.L. Adams

Abner L. Adams

Full Name: Abner L. Adams
Date of birth: October 10, 1827
Date of death: March 15, 1883

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 94 Jan 9, 1883 - Mar 15, 1883 18th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Hawkins / Wood   Rains, Wood

(1) John L. Galt, in special election 12/4/1883, sworn 1/8/1884, succeeded Abner L. Adams, died 3/15/1883. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(3) News of Adams' death announced, 3/15/1883. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 18th Legislature, R.S., resolution providing for memorial committee and memorial page 3/15/1883, memorial resolution 3/16/1883, pp. 316-319. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Sergeant, Captain, Company D, 28th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Randal's) (1st Texas Lancer's), enlistment date 5/3/1862 in Wood County, Texas. A.L. Adams, Texas, Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900; U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Abner L. Adams, Wood County, age 51, born circa 1829 in Tennessee, farmer. FamilySearch.
  • A.L. Adams, birth date 10/10/1827, death date 3/15/1883, burial in Kay Cemetery, Hawkins, Wood County. Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch, "Early Settlers Came From Many States," 12/3/1942, p. 1. "He served in the Texas Legislature in 1882 and 1883 . . ." Wood County Democrat (Quitman, Texas).


  • Photograph. A.L. Adams, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

18th R.S. - 1883
Agricultural Affairs  
Insurance and Statistics  
Stock and Stockraising  

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