J.W. Barnett

Joseph Weir Barnett

Full Name: Joseph Weir Barnett
Date of birth: June 23, 1830
Date of death: January 22, 1903

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 46 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Weatherford / Parker   Parker

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - J.W. Barnett, Weatherford, Parker County, age 49, born circa 1831 in Tennessee, physician, wife V.M., daughters Susie, Sallie, and Winnie, sons Joe (12 years), Wm., and Ben.
    Joseph Weir Barnett and Virginia Allan, parents of Joseph Weir Barnett, Jr., death date 10/3/1938 in Big Spring, Howard County, Texas. FamilySearch. 1880 Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
  • Dr. J.W. Barnett, birth date 6/23/1836, death date 1/22/1903, burial in Mount Olive Cemetery, Big Spring, Howard County. Find a Grave.
  • Joseph W. Barnett. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Death notice, "Dr. Barnett Dead: He Had Been Prominent in the Army and Politics," The Austin Statesman, 1/23/1903, p. 1. Member of the 12th and 13th Legislatures from Parker County. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. J.W. Barnett, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.W. Barnett, Constitutional Convention of 1875 Composite Photo. From the collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commisison.

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Claims and Accounts  
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
Internal Improvement  
Public Health, Vital Statistics and History of Texas  
State Asylums  

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