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Edward H. Tarrant
Full Name: Edward H. Tarrant
Date of birth: 1796
Date of death: August 2, 1858

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th     Unknown / Navarro   Limestone, Navarro
H 31 Nov 5, 1849 - Nov 3, 1851 3rd (1)     Unknown / Navarro   Limestone, Navarro

(1) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 50th Legislature, R.S., HSR 67, 2/10/1947, p. 287. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 178-179. Birth year 1796. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
  • TARRANT, EDWARD H. (1799-1858). "Edward H. (possibly for Hampton) Tarrant," born 1799. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, "Edward H. Tarrant," Vol. 69, No. 3, January 1966, pp. 300-323. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Veteran of the War of 1812 and took part in the Battle of New Orleans, January 8, 1815; Veteran of Texas War of Independence, 1836; Commander of the Ranger Forces of the Northwestern Frontier, 1837; General of Militia at Village Creek Indian Fight, 1841. Grave marker inscription, General Edward H. Tarrant, born 1796, death date 8/2/1858 in Fort Belknap, Texas, burial in Pioneers Rest Cemetery, Fort Worth. Find a Grave.
  • Militia, Colonel, War of 1812. Militia, Brigadier General, 4th Brigade of Northeast Texas defenders. "There is no record of his participation in the Texas Revolution." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • TARRANT COUNTY named for Edward H. Tarrant. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Committee Informationtop
    4th R.S. - 1851
    Adjutant General's Office, Select  
    Indian Affairs  
    Military Affairs, Governor's Message (Chair) 
    Peters' Colony, Governor's Message, Select  
    3rd R.S. - 1849
    County Boundaries  
    Governor's Message, Select  
    Indian Affairs  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Post Routes, Select  
    Public Lands  

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