A.S. Henry

Adolphus Samuel Henry

Full Name: Adolphus Samuel Henry
Date of birth: January 17, 1858
Date of death: December 17, 1945

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 58 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Blooming Grove / Navarro   Navarro

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House District 58
Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895
Legislatures: 23rd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Blooming Grove / Navarro
Counties in district: Navarro

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Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "A.S. Henry, 87, Church, Civil Leader, Dies," 12/18/1945, Morning, p. 2. "As a member of the 23rd Legislature from Navarro County, Mr. Henry was a leader in creating the Texas Railroad Commission." Farmer in Arlington community for last 30 years.
    Photo, "Funeral for A.S. Henry, Pioneer Merchant, Today," 12/18/1945, Evening, p. 12. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Biographical sketch, Hon. Patrick Henry, Volume V, pp. 2218-2220. Born in the year 1886, parents A.S. and Anna Freeman Henry; descendant of the famous orator Patrick Henry; Texas Christian University; elected to 33rd Legislature; Christian minister in the Church of the Disciples; married to Anna Butts Henry, children Elizabeth and Patrick, Jr. Relatives: A.S. Henry (Representative in 23rd Legislature from Navarro County), father; Patrick Henry, son. A History of Texas and Texans, 1916.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - A.S. Henry, Navarro County, age 22, born circa 1858 in Texas, clerk in store, living in household of E.M. Ewing.
    Adolphus Samuel Henry and Anna Asthera/Asthena Freeman, parents of Lonnie Ophelia Henry, birth date 5/17/1889 in Blooming Grove, Navarro County, 5/17/1889; Josephine Edda Henry, birth date 8/2/1895 in B. Grove, Navarro County.
    Census of 1900 - Adolphus Henry, Mitchell County, age 42, born January 1858 in Texas, cattle raising, wife Anna, daughters Viola, Lannis, and Josephine, sons Edward and Patric H.
    Census of 1920 - Adolphus S. Hurry [Henry], Tarrant County, age 62, born circa 1858 in Texas, farmer, wife Anna, son Edward A., daughter Josephine E.
    Census of 1930 - A.S. Henry, Tarrant County, age 72, born circa 1858 in Texas, farmer, wife Anna A., son Edward A., daughter Josephine E.
    Census of 1940 - Adolphus S. Henry, Tarrant County, age 82, born circa 1858 in Texas, son Edward A., living in household of daughter Josephine Henry, FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1920 1930 1940 Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (1) Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (2)
  • A.S. Henry, birth date 1/17/1858; death date 12/17/1945 in Dallas, Dallas County; residence in Arlington, Tarrant County; farmer.
    Adolphus Samuel Henry and Anna A. Freeman, parents of Edward Adolphus Henry, birth date 1/8/1884, death date 11/23/1959. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976. A.S. Henry Edward Adolphus Henry
  • Adolphus S. Henry, birth date 1/19/1858, death date 12/17/1945, burial in Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Tarrant County. Find a Grave.
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - A.S. Henry, postoffice Blooming Grove, nativity Texas, age 35 (born circa 1858), merchant, 35 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. A.S. Henry, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.S. Henry, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

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23rd R.S. - 1893
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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