E.F. Yeager

Elijah Fisk Yeager

Full Name: Elijah Fisk Yeager
Other surnames: Edward
Date of birth: December 26, 1844
Date of death: May 10, 1890

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis

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House District 37
Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887
Legislatures: 19th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Waxahachie / Ellis
Counties in district: Ellis

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Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Company G, 29th Regiment, Army of Tennessee, pp. 60-61. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - Elijah F. Yeager, Washington County, Tennessee, age 25, born circa 1845, son in household of C.F. Yeager.
    Census of 1880 - E.f. Yeager, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, age 35, born circa 1845 in Tennessee, lawyer, wife Minnie.
    Elijah F. Yeager married Minnie B. Rainey, 6/1/1875 in Ellis County. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 Texas Marriages
  • Elijah F. Yeager, birth date 12/26/1844, death date 5/10/1890, burial in Waxahachie City Cemetery, Ellis County. Find a Grave.
  • Edward F. Yeager, p. 194. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Biographical sketch, E.F. Yeager, pp. 60-61. Born 12/26/1855 in Johnson City, Tennessee, owner of Waxahachie Enterprise newspaper. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • "Elijah Fisk Yeager" and "Waxahachie Enterprise" from Memorial and biographical history of Ellis County, Texas . . ., p. 189 and pp. 355-356, crediting Dallas Public Library. "In 1875 the Waxahachie Enterprise was established . . . in 1880 sold out to E.F. Yeager and E.G. Senter. This co-partnership existed until the next year, when Senter sold his interest to Yeager. E.F. Yeager continued as proprietor until May, 1890, when he died . . ."
    "Our subject represented his county in the Nineteenth Texas Legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • "We are pained to note . . ." Corsicana Observer, 2/21/1890, p. 4, crediting San Jacinto Museum of History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. E.F. Yeager, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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19th R.S. - 1885
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Printing  

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