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Andrew Jackson Witt
Full Name: Andrew Jackson Witt
Date of birth: August 13, 1815
Date of death: February 9, 1870

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 8 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (1)     Pleasant Run / Dallas   Dallas
H 8 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th     Unknown / Dallas   Dallas
H 8 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th (2)     Dallas / Dallas   Dallas

(1) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(2) 5th Legislature - City/county, pp. 457-461. House Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • WITT, ANDREW JACKSON (1815-1870). Birth date 8/13/1815, death date 2/9/1870. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Major, and Assistant Quartermaster, 6th Texas Cavalry, Company F, enlistment and muster date 9/1/1861 in Fannin County, Texas. Born 1815 in Illinois; died 1872 in Dallas County, Texas, burial in Oakland Cemetery, Dallas. Andrew Jackson Witt, U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in Brown, John Henry. History of Dallas County, Texas: from 1837 to 1887, 1887. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Committee Informationtop
    7th R.S. - 1857
    Judicial Districts  
    Private Land Claims  
    Privileges and Elections  
    6th R.S. - 1855
    County and County Boundaries  
    Land Office (Chair) 
    Private Land Claims No. 1  
    5th R.S. - 1853
    County Boundaries  
    Land Office  

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