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Capt Granville Henderson Oury
Birth: Mar. 12, 1825
Abingdon
Washington County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1891
Tucson
Pima County
Arizona, USA

US Congressman. At age 11 he and his family moved to Bowling Green, Missouri where he went to school, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1848. He then went through a series of moves that included San Antonio, Texas and Marysville, California in 1849 and to Tucson, Arizona in 1856. He was a judge of the district court for Arizona and New Mexico in Mesilla, New Mexico. In 1862, he was elected as Arizona's delegate to the Confederate Congress, but he resigned in the same year to become a Captain in the Arizona Cavalry in the Confederate Army. He served as a colonel under General Henry Sibley in Texas and Louisiana from 1862 to 1864. On October 8, 1865 he took the oath of allegiance to the United States at Fort Mason, Arizona and returned to his Tucson law practice. From 1866 to 1879 he served in various Arizona state political offices, including Speaker of the House of the Arizona Territorial House of Representatives, Arizona Territory Attorney General and district attorney for Pinal County, Arizona. He was elected a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives and served from 1881 to 1885. He died from throat cancer. (bio by: Tom Todd) 
 
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  Sarah Malvina Sanders Oury (1842 - 1912)*
 
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Adamsville Cemetery
Florence
Pinal County
Arizona, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Carl W. McBrayer
Record added: Aug 27, 2004
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Capt Granville Henderson Oury
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