Zimri Williams Eddy

Full Name: Zimri Williams Eddy
Date of birth: October 10, 1816
Date of death: 1863

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 10 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th (1) (2)     Unknown / Jasper   Jasper, Newton, Sabine, San Augustine
H Jasper Dec 13, 1847 - Nov 5, 1849 2nd (3)     Unknown / Jasper   Jasper, Newton
H Jasper Feb 16, 1846 - Dec 13, 1847 1st (4)     Unknown / Jasper   Jasper, Newton

(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Feb. 2, 1853, 4th Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 4, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) 4th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators elect presented their credentials, qualified, and took their seats, 11/3/1851, pp. 3-4. Senate Journal.
(3) Roster of members of the 2nd Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 12/15/1847, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) Texan. Table of members of the 1st Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 5/20/1846, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • EDDY, Z. WILLIAMS (1817?-1863). "Eddy and his family settled in Jasper County, Texas, sometime before 1846." Handbook of Texas Online.

Military Service Notes

  • Texas State Troops, Captain, Sabine Pass Guards, Jefferson County, 2nd Brigade. Z. Williams Eddy. (Also written "Z. Williamson Eddy") Ancestry.com.

Other Resources

  • Zimri William Eddy, birth date 10/10/1816 in Somerset, Bristol County, Massachusetts, death 1863 in Sabine Pass, Jefferson County, Texas. Wife Mariah Avis Walker. Eddy Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1850 - Z.W. Eddy, Jasper, Jasper County, age 33, born circa 1817 in Massachusetts, farmer, in household with Marria A. Eddy. FamilySearch. 1850

Committee Information top

4th R.S. - 1851
Comptroller and Treasurer, Examine  
Engrossed Bills  
Enrolled Bills  
Internal Improvements  
Printing and Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
State Affairs  
2nd R.S. - 1847
Claims and Accounts  
Post Routes  
State Affairs  
1st R.S. - 1846
Claims and Accounts  
Contingent Expenses  
Engrossed Bills  

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