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Ethelbert Barksdale
Birth: Jan. 4, 1824
Smyrna
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Feb. 17, 1893
Yazoo City
Yazoo County
Mississippi, USA

US Congressman. When Mississippi seceded from the Union at the start of the Civil War, he was elected a member of the Confederate Congress, serving 1861 to 1865. After the war, he was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1868, 1872 and 1880. In 1883, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth and Forty-ninth Congresses, serving until 1887. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he engaged in agricultural pursuits until his death. His brother William Barksdale, was also a US Congressman and served as a General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Barksdale (1787 - 1835)
  Nancy Hervey Lester Barksdale (1789 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Alice-Jane Harris Barksdale (1826 - 1906)*
 
 Children:
  Harris Barksdale (1844 - 1881)*
  Edwin Barksdale (1851 - 1919)*
  Ethel Barksdale Harrington (1857 - 1913)*
 
 Siblings:
  Harrison Barksdale (1815 - 1862)*
  Fountain Barksdale (1816 - 1907)*
  William Barksdale (1821 - 1863)*
  Virginia Wade (1822 - 1868)*
  Ethelbert Barksdale (1824 - 1893)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Jackson
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Mar 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25176856
Ethelbert Barksdale
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Ethelbert Barksdale
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Ethelbert Barksdale
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Much love and reverence to my great great grandfather
- Leeann
 Added: Jul. 2, 2015

- Mike & Kay
 Added: Jan. 16, 2015
Thanks for your service. R.I.P. Cousin.
- 48368710
 Added: Jan. 13, 2015
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