Stephen Chenault

Full Name: Stephen Chenault
Date of birth: January 6, 1831
Date of death: November 1, 1910

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 3 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Orange / Orange   Jasper, Newton, Orange

(1) Elected as a democrat, p. 1, 11/4/1880. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch. Death date 11/1/1910. Online Archive of Terry's Texas Rangers, 2006.
  • Biographical sketch and United Daughters of the Confederacy certificate of eligibility for the Southern Cross of Honor. Death date 10/31/1910. First name spelled Stephen and Steven. Texans in the Civil War.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company E, 8th Texas Cavalry, enlisted 9/12/1861 at Houston, Texas, and paroled 5/3/1865 at Charlotte, North Carolina, according to Confederate pension application, War Department memo. Stephen Chenault, birth date 1/6/1831 in Gallatin, Tennessee, death date 11/1/1910 in Hale Center, Texas, occupation: Tax Assessor. U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865; U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865; Pension File No. 14374, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958.
  • Confederate States Army, Private, 8th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Stephen Chenault, death date 10/31/1910, burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orange, Orange County. Biographical sketch from Confederate Veteran, September 1911, Terry's Texas Rangers, birth date 1/6/1831, death date 11/1/1910; obituary from Gonzales Inquirer, 11/4/1910. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Mentioned in letter from B.F. Batchelor to his wife, 7/7/1863. Online Archive of Terry's Texas Rangers, 2006.

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

17th R.S. - 1881
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