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A.F. Cone Aurelius F. Cone
Full Name: Aurelius F. Cone
Date of birth: July 10, 1836
Date of death: March 18, 1894

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 23 Apr 19, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Brownsboro / Henderson   Henderson
(1) Brownsboro, Henderson County, was settled in 1849, and a post office opened in 1892. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Sworn 4/19/1876, p. 8. "The following members presented their credentials, and were sworn in: L.B. Hightower, of 32d district; A.F. Cone, of 23d district; W.L. Rogers, of 77th district." House Journal.
(3) A.F. Cone, home address, Athens; home county, Henderson. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, pp. 85-86. "Lives at Brownsboro, Henderson county," born in Georgia, 39 years of age in 1876 (born ca. 1837), "engaged in teaching." Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Assistant Quartermaster General in Virginia; Lieutenant Colonel. Military portrait and grave marker, Aurelius F. Cone. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Aurelius F. Cone, birth date 7/10/1836 in Georgia, death date 3/18/1894 in Noonday, 1870 residence in Athens, Henderson County, 1880 residence in Smith County, school teacher, spouse Martha. Census of 1870 and 1880, Lewis Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • LTC Aurelius F. Cone, birth date 7/10/1836 in Georgia, death date 3/18/1894 on grave marker, interment in Hawthorne Cemetery, Noonday, Smith County. Confederate States Army, Assistant Quartermaster General in Virginia; Lieutenant Colonel. Military portrait. Find a Grave.
  • Listed in "History of Legislative Representatives From This County [Henderson] Compiled," from Athens Weekly Review, 11/10/1938. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.F. Cone, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    15th R.S. - 1876
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