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George Meridith Baccus, Sr
Birth: Apr. 20, 1868
Aledo
Parker County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 25, 1953
Rainier
Thurston County
Washington, USA

Son of Roseanna W. Harvick

George Meredith Baccus
Sex: M
Birth: 20 APR 1868 in Aledo, Parker County, Texas
Death: 25 JAN 1953 in Rainier, Thurston County, Washington
Burial: JAN 1953 Woodbine Cem., Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington
Occupation: Cowboy and bronco rider, Texas Ranger, Sheriff

Note:
George Meredith was a cowboy and bronco rider, making the fair circuit. He served 2 terms as a Texas Ranger, 1889-1893 and was a sheriff in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
(Francie Jacobson, Clarkston, WA )

Biographical Notes by Rose Parsons Collins :

George Meridith Baccus, son of Peter M. Bacus, Jr. lived a very colorful life. His grandmother raised him in San Antonio after the death of his mother. As a young man he was a cowboy and bronco rider making a circuit of the fairs where he competed for money. These fairs where the forerunners of present day rodeos. At one time he owned the long-horned steer that Barnum later got for his circus.

He serve two terms as a Texas Ranger, 1889-1893 which he says was an extremely hard life.

In 1901, he was sheriff in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He came to Oregon in 1910 and to Washington in 1920. He died in Rainier, Washington on 1/25/1953.

Father: Peter Michael Baccus , Jr. b: 14 MAR 1845 in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri
Mother: Nancy Roseanna Harvick b: 15 OCT 1845 in Fannin County, Texas

Marriage 1 Jodie Ann Miller b: 24 SEP 1870 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee
Married: 30 DEC 1888 in Millsap, Parker County, Texas 1 2

Children
Rosa May Baccus b: 23 JAN 1890 in Millsap, Parker Co., Texas
Willie Ina Baccus b: 27 OCT 1893
twin boy Baccus b: BET 1894 AND 1897
twin girl Baccus b: BET 1894 AND 1897
Roe Meridith Baccus b: 7 SEP 1898 in Schulenburg, Fayette Co., Texas
Josephine Baccus b: 2 JAN 1903 in Del Rio, Val Verde Co., Texas
Appie Madonna Baccus b: 1 FEB 1904 in Deming, Lune Co., New Mexico
George Meridith Baccus b: 16 JAN 1905
Eugene Baccus b: 4 MAR 1912

Rasied by his Grandmother

Occupation Texas Ranger, Sheriff and Farmer

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Peter Michael Baccus (1845 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Jodie Ann Miller Baccus (1869 - 1945)*
 
 Children:
  Roe Meridith Baccus (1898 - 1969)*
  Josephine L Baccus (1903 - 1969)*
  Appie Madonna Baccus Harlan (1904 - 1928)*
  George Meridith Baccus (1906 - 1909)*
 
 Sibling:
  George Meridith Baccus (1868 - 1953)
  Josie Newton Baccus Baker (1886 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodbine Cemetery
Puyallup
Pierce County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Clifton Baccus
Record added: Sep 18, 2009
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