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Abel Skennel Gill
Full Name: Abel Skennel Gill
Date of birth: February 12, 1835
Date of death: January 4, 1910

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 60 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1)   Democrat Purdon / Navarro   Navarro

(1) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Abel S. Gill, pp. 573-574. Born 2/12/1835 in Alabama, married Rebecca Nabours in 1854. A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro, Henderson, Anderson, Limestone, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas, 1893.
  • Biographical sketch, Abel Skennel Gill, pp. 130-131. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Company G, 18th Texas Infantry, under Colonel Ochiltree, served 2 years as private soldier. A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro, Henderson, Anderson, Limestone, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas, 1893.
  • Other Resources
  • A.S. Gill, birth date 2/12/1835 in Edgefield, South Carolina, death date 1/4/1910 in Blooming Grove, Navarro County, Texas, farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • A.S. Gill, birth date 2/12/1835, death date 1/4/1910, burial in Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Navarro County, with spouse Rebecca Gill. Includes reprint of obituary, "Death of Captain A.S. Gill." Find a Grave.
  • "President of the Farmers Alliance but he did not approve of a Third Party," History of Navarro County. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Abel Skinner Gill, birth date 2/12/1835, death date 1/4/1910, burial in Dresden Cemetery, Navarro County, Civil War veteran. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvement  
    North Texas Insane Asylum at Terrell  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Asylums  
     

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