W. Gellatly

William M. Gellatly

Full Name: William M. Gellatly
Other surnames: Gellately
Date of birth: July 16, 1834
Date of death: June 6, 1909

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Milam / Sabine   Nacogdoches, Panola, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby

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House District 2
Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876
Legislatures: 14th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Milam / Sabine
Counties in district: Nacogdoches, Panola, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, 1st Lieutenant, Company F, 11th Texas Infantry, enrolled 2/17/1862, age 27 years. War Department memo: "The records show William Gellatly, not borne as W.M. Gellately . . . " William M. Gellately [Gellatly], death date 6/6/1910 in Sabine County, Texas, widow Mrs. Mary C. Gellately, marriage date 10/24/1866 in Sabine County. Pension File No. 49588, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Revolutionary Army, Texas Revolution; Confederate States Army, Lieutenant, Company F, 11th Texas Infantry. Handbook of Texas Online.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - William Gellothy, Hemphill, Sabine County, age 36, born circa 1834 in New York, lawyer, living in household with Mary E. Gellothy, age 23.
    Census of 1880 - William Gellately, Milam, Sabine County, age 45, born circa 1835 in New York, farmer, wife Mollie C.
    Census of 1900 - William Gellatly, Sabine County, age 66, born July 1834 in New York, farmer, wife Mary C. Gellatly. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 1900
  • W. Gellatly, birth date 7/16/1834, death date 6/6/1909, burial in Milam Cemetery, Milam, Sabine County. Find a Grave.
  • Wm. Gellatly, Milam, Sabine County, p. 55, "has been member thirteenth [sic] legislature and is county attorney." Texas Legal Directory for 1876-77, 1877.


  • Photograph. W. Gellatly, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

14th R.S. - 1874
Claims and Accounts  
Judiciary No. 2  
Removal of Judge L.M. Cooper, 3rd Judicial District  

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