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I.W. Middlebrook Ibzan William Middlebrook
Full Name: Ibzan William Middlebrook
Date of birth: November 28, 1837
Date of death: July 5, 1899

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 67 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Columbus / Colorado   Colorado

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, born November 1838. Twentieth Century History of Southwest Texas Illustrated, Volume II, pp. 355-356. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Biographical sketch and Confederate service of I.W. Middlebrook included in article about his wife, Mrs. Hattie Cunningham Middlebrook, Volume III, pp. 1481-1482. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Ibzan William Middlebrook, pp. 368-370. Born 11/28/1837 in Chickasaw County, Mississippi. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, First Lieutenant, Company D and K, 27th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Whitfield's Legion) (1st Texas Legion). I.W. Middlebrook (Ibzan), Texas, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900. Ibsam W. Middlebrooks, U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. Idzan Middlebrook, 2nd Lieutenant, Company K, 2nd Texas Cavalry, captured in Franklin, Tennessee, discharged 5/8/1863, remarks: Fort Delaware. U.S., Civil War Prisoner of War Records, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, First Lieutenant, Company K, 27th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Ibzan W. Middlebrook, birth date 11/28/1837, death date 7/5/1899, portrait, burial in Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery, Columbus, Colorado County. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Account of the election of 1878, Texas House of Representatives, candidates: R.C. Saunders, Ibzan William Middlebrook, and Jahu Worner [John Warner] Johnson. Part 9: 1878-1883. Consider the Lily: the Ungilded History of Colorado County, Texas.
  • Family group sheet notes "Ibzan William Middlebrook was born November 1838 in Ocolona, Chickasaw, Mississippi. He died 1899 in Columbus, Colorado, Texas." RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Obituary, Colorado Citizen, 7/6/1899, p. 3. Colorado County, TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. I.W. Middlebrook, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    Mining and Minerals  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Institutions of Learning  

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