Burlington Wesley Rimes
Full Name: Burlington Wesley Rimes
Date of birth: 1833
Date of death: March 16, 1906
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||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874
Marlin / Falls
Falls, Limestone, McLennan
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Obituary, "Burial of Judge Rimes: A Notable Legislator, Public Prosecutor, District Judge, a Friend Who Stuck, and a Mason," Tuesday, 3/20/1906, p. 7. "Information was received Saturday [3/18/1906] announcing the death of Judge Rimes." Married to Miss Tina Parker in the early 1870s, who died about 1884; after moving to San Angelo, married Mrs. Moon who survives him.
Galveston Daily News.
- Obituary, "Texas Deaths: B.W. Rimes at San Angelo," The Houston Post, 3/20/1906, p. 3.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Military Service Notes
- Confederate States Army, Captain William P. Townsend's Company, 4th Regiment, Texas Infantry, Hood's Texas Brigade, enlisted 7/15/1861. Burlington Wesley Rimes, death date 3/16/1906, marriage to Mrs. A.W. Rimes in Lunenberg, Virginia, on 10/3/1888. Includes Austin Statesman biographical sketch, 5/7/1904. Mrs. Anna W. Rimes death date 3/8/1936, application for mortuary warrant. Pension File No. 36132, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958.
- B.W. Rimes, Marlin, Falls County, born in Mississippi, lawyer, age 36 [born ca. 1837].
Directory of the Members of the Thirteenth Legislature of the State of Texas, 1873.
- Burlington Wesley Rimes, born 1833 in Pike County, Mississippi; died 1906 in San Angelo, Texas; burial in Calvary Cemetery, Marlin, Falls County, next to Tina Parker Rimes.
Find a Grave.
B.W. Rimes, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
B.W. Rimes, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
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