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Meusebach, John O., 1812-1897

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Personal name headingMeusebach, John O., 1812-1897
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Variant(s)Meusebach, Otfried Hans, 1812-1897
Meusebach, Ottfried Hans, Freiherr von, 1812-1897
Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeFisher-Miller Colony (Tex.)
LocatedMason County (Tex.)
Birth date1812-05-26
Death date1897-05-27
Place of birthDillenburg (Germany)
Place of deathMason County (Tex.)
Field of activityColonization
Texas. Legislature. Senate
Profession or occupationLawyers
Found inKing, I. M. John O. Meusebach, German colonizer in Texas, c1967: p. 6 (b. May 26, 1812 and named Otfried Hans Meusebach) p. 52 (upon arriving in Texas in 1845, said he wished to be known simply as John O. Meusebach) p. 174 (d. May 27, 1897)
Handbook of Texas, 1952: v.2, p. 181 (Meusebach, John O., Ottfried Hans Freiherr von Meusebach ... relinquished his title and became a citizen of Texas as John O. Meusebach in 1845)
Handbook of Texas Online, May 8, 2017 Meusebach, John O. (born ... at Dillenburg, Germany; bar examinations at Naumberg in 1836; in 1845 ...Adelsverein appointed Meusebach ... as its commissioner general in Texas; Fisher-Miller Land Grant, he acquired headrights in it; 1851, Meusebach was elected to the Texas Senate to represent Bexar, Comal, and Medina counties; died at Loyal Valley)
Legislative Reference Library of Texas, May 8, 2017 : Texas Legislators, past & present (dates of service, Nov. 7, 1851-Nov. 7, 1853)