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Caleb Jackson Garrison

C.J. Garrison
Full Name: Caleb Jackson "Cale" Garrison
Birth date: May 31, 1827
Death date: November 14, 1901

Terms of Service

(1) Democrat, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885 1885.
(2) "Cale Garrison was again Senator from Dist. 2 for 19th and 20th Sessions (1885-88), listing his residence as Henderson." After wife Elizabeth's death in Nov. 1899, "remained in Henderson until son, Homer, took him to his home in Kickapoo, Anderson Co., TX." p. 72. Descendants of Caleb Garrison Sr., and His Wife, Sarah Fleming, 1797-1966 1966.
(3) Census of 1860 - C.J. Garrison, Beat No. 1, Henderson, Rusk County. Census of 1870 - Caleb J. Garrison, Henderson, Rusk County. Census of 1880 - Caleb J. Garrison, Justice Precinct No. 5, Rusk County; Henderson "1 precinct" is separate Census location. FamilySearch . 1880
(4) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .
(5) GLENFAWN, TX. Handbook of Texas Online .
(6) Henderson, Rusk County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(7) "In 1851 he immigrated to Texas, and stopped for two years at Caledonia, then established himself at Henderson, Rusk county, where has since continued to live," p. 104. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature 1887.
(8) Glen Fawn, Rusk County, Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.
(9) Caleb J. Garrison, Henderson. Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(10) 19th Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/13/1885, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(11) "Caleb Jackson Garrison, of Glen Fawn, Rusk County . . . moved in February, 1851, to Glen Fawn," p. 338. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889 1999.

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