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Anthony Martin Branch

  Texas Historical Markers
Huntsville, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 43' 31.171332", -95° 32' 56.683752"
    Texas State
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    Born in Buckingham County, Va.; came to Texas, 1847. Settled in Huntsville; entered law practice with Henderson Yoakum. Married Amanda Smith, 1849. Served in the 8th State Legislature, 1859-61; the Confederate army, 1862; and the Congress of Confederacy, 1863-65. U.S. Congress refused to seat him, 1866, because of his Confederate service. A friend of , he was named as co-executor of Houston's will. Branch died in yellow fever epidemic of 1867.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Anthony Martin Branch Historical Marker Location Map, Huntsville, Texas

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