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B. B. Anderson B.B. Anderson
Full Name: Benjamin Bourbon Anderson
Date of birth: 1829
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Carthage / Panola   Nacogdoches, Panola, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Burbon Anderson, Democratic candidate for the Legislature, mentioned on p. 125. Dance of Freedom: Texas African Americans During Reconstruction, 2007.
  • Census of 1870 lists B.B. Anderson of Panola County - farmer, age 40, born in Alabama, wife Margaret. HeritageQuest Online.
  • B.B. Anderson among Panola County officers disqualified by the Reconstruction Government in 1866 and between 1871 and 1877. East Texas Genealogical Society, "First Fifty Years, Panola County, Texas Officers 1846-1896," East Texas Family Records, Fall 1981, Volume 5, Number 3, p. 19, crediting East Texas Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Bourbon B. Anderson included as a party defendant in trial of the right of property to four slaves in William G. Anderson and Another v. Sina Anderson. Texas. Supreme Court. Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Texas, During Part of Galveston Session, and Part of Tyler Session, 1859, p. 641. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Benjamin Bourbon Anderson, husband of Margaret Anderson, born in 1829 in Sumter, Alabama. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Relatives of Benjamin Burbon (Birben) Anderson came to Panola County from Marengo County, Alabama. Darnell-L Archives. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. B. B. Anderson, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Removal of Judge J.B. Williamson, 6th Judicial District  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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