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Samuel Bewley Samuel Baker Bewley
Full Name: Samuel Baker Bewley
Date of birth: May 21, 1825
Date of death: December 5, 1877

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat San Augustine / San Augustine   Angelina, Nacogdoches, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Trinity
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • BEWLEY, SAMUEL BAKER (1825-1878). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company C, 27th Regiment, Texas Cavalry, Whitfield's Legion, 1st Texas Legion. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System.
  • S.B. Bewley, discharged May 1862 at Corinth, Mississippi. "Roster of Co. C., Whitfield's Legion," Dallas Genealogical Society, The Quarterly, Vol. 27, No. 3, September 1981, p. 404-405. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • Samuel Baker Bewley, birth date 5/21/1825, death 1878, Alexander family tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1860 - Saml. B. Bewley, San Augustine District, San Augustine County, age 33, born circa 1827 in Tennessee, lawyer, in household with Mary Bewley.
    Census of 1870 - S.B. Buely, San Augustine, San Augustin County, age 44, born circa 1826 in Tennessee, lawyer in household with Mary Buely. FamilySearch. 1860 1870
  • Biographical sketch included in sketch of son James J. Bewley, p. 2441. "Col. S.B. Bewley . . .born in Greene County, Tennessee, in 1825." A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Obituary, "The Late Hon. S.B. Bewley, of San Augustine, Texas," The Galveston Daily News, 1/10/1878, p. 3, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. ". . . he was immediately elected to represent his district in the Legislature and became one of the leading and by far the most brilliant member of the first Democratic Legislature which assembled in Texas after the war." Birth date 5/28/1826, death date 12/5/1877. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Samuel Bewley, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. Samuel B. Bewley, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Impeachment Managers, John G. Scott, Judge of the Tenth Judicial District  
    Impeachment Managers, Judge William Chambers, 1st Judicial District  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Redistricting  
     

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