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J.V. Massey Joseph Vincent Massey
Full Name: Joseph Vincent Massey
Date of birth: December 8, 1841
Date of death: February 13, 1885

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 (1)   Democrat Ashton / San Augustine   Nacogdoches, Panola, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby

(1) BENINA, TEXAS. Benina was twenty miles south of San Augustine in southeastern San Augustine County. The settlement was granted a post office named Ashton in 1871, and the name was changed to Boren's Mills in 1874. Handbook of Texas Online.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • MASSEY, JOSEPH VINCENT (1841-1885). Joseph (Joel) Vincent Massey, birth date 12/8/1841, died February 1885 in Albany, Shackleford County, Texas. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Hood's Brigade listed on widow's application. Joel Vincent Massey, death date 2/13/1885 in Shackelford, Texas; widow Mrs. M.E. Massey, marriage date 6/9/1870 in San Augustine County, Texas. Pension File No. 04803, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Private and later 4th Sergeant, Company K, 1st Texas Infantry, Hood's Texas Brigade. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1870 - Joseph V. Massey, San Augustine, San Augustine County, age 28, born circa 1842 in Texas, merchant, living in household of W.G. Massey.
    Census of 1880 - J.V. Massey, San Augustine, San Augustine County, age 38, born circa 1842 in Texas, farmer, wife Mary E. Massey. FamilySearch. 1870 1880
  • J.V. Massey, birth date 12/8/1841, death date 2/10/1885, burial in Albany Cemetery, Albany, Shackelford County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.V. Massey, 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
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Internal Improvements  
    Private Land Claims  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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