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Dr Asa Hoxey
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1800
Savannah
Chatham County
Georgia, USA
Death: May 20, 1863

Hoxey graduated from the medical school at the University of New York in 1822 and set up practive in Montgomery, Alabama. He moved to Texas in 1833 and established two large plantations in the Washington County settlement of Coles Settlement, later known as Independence.

Hoxey favored Texas independence and served in 1835 as Washington County delegate to the Consultation at Washington-on-the-Brazos, which issued the Texas Declaration of Independence. He participated in the seige of Bexar. Although he never practiced medicine in Texas he served as medical censor during the first administration of Sam Houston. He was said to have one of the finest private libraries in the republic and contributed liberally to Baylor University which at the time was located in Independence Texas. (The Handbook of Texas) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Munger Bennett Hoxey (1806 - 1865)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Ann Hoxey Williams (1835 - 1924)*
  Thomas Robert Hoxey (1838 - 1864)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Independence Cemetery
Independence
Washington County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Lanny Medlin
Record added: Jun 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27927904
Dr Asa Hoxey
Added by: Lanny Medlin
 
Dr Asa Hoxey
Added by: Lanny Medlin
 
Dr Asa Hoxey
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