J.C. Yarbro

John C. Yarbro

Full Name: John C. Yarbro
Date of birth: 1810
Date of death: November 19, 1877

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 19 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1) (2)     Fairfield / Freestone   Ellis, Freestone, Limestone, Navarro

(1) 11th Legislature - All 33 Senate districts listed in roll call presenting credentials, oath of office administered, 8/6/1866, pp. 2, 4-5. Senate Journal.
(2) Entire Senate went up for reelection - Constitution of 1869, Article III, ยง 39. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Member roster, 11th Legislature, Regular Session: J.C. Yarbro, Fairfield, Freestone County, nativity Tennessee, merchant, age 56 in 1866 (born circa 1810). Senate Journal.

Other Resources

  • John C. Yarbro, tax assessments in Freestone County, 1855-1858.
    Census of 1860 - J.C. Yarbro, Fairfield, Freestone County, age 50, born circa 1810 in Tennessee, merchant.
    Census of 1870 - J.C. Yarbro, Bremond, Robertson County, age 60, born circa 1810 in Tennessee. FamilySearch. 1860 1870 Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1837-1910
  • J.C. Yarbro, State Senators, "Freestone in My Childhood," by J.K. Lane, The Fairfield Recorder, 5/23/1913, p. 2, crediting Fairfield Library.
    Death notice, "State News," Freestone County, The Galveston Daily News, 11/24/1877, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "Judge J.C. Yarbro died at Buffalo last Monday, and his remains were the next day interred at Mexia. He was one of the earliest settlers in this county; filled many positions of honor and trust conferred upon him by his fellow citizens . . . " Death date Monday, 11/19/1877. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). May 23, 1913 November 24, 1877


  • Photograph. J.C. Yarbro, 11th Legislature, By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

11th R.S. - 1866
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Manufacturing and Commerce (Chair) 
Public Buildings  
Retrenchment and Reform  

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