Charles Marion LeSueur

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Charles Marion LeSueur

Charles Marion LeSueur was educated at Princeton College in Kentcky. He resided in Williamson County, Texas, in 1852, and in that county of Milam.

In 1857, he was a Reprsentative in the Legisature, from Milam and Robertson Counties. In 1861 he was a member of the Secession Convention, and the same year was elected again. The war between the states had now been initiated, and Charles Marion LeSueur resigned his office as legisature and as Captain of a company he himself has raised, participated throughout the war under Sibley, Green and Hardeman, respectively.

He was a Captain in Company "D" in the 4th Texas Calvary, promoted to Major on April 14, 1863 and paroled at San Gabriel, Texas on July 23, 1865. Mjr., LeSueur had devoted his main attention to agricultural pursits. In 1878, he was elected Treasrer of Williamson County, Texas. He participated as a gallant officer in two wars. His reputation as a man of integrity is unquestionable.

Charles Marion LeSueur was a just and upright Mason. Was a member of San Gabriel Lodge N2 R9 A.F. 8 A.M. At Georgetown, Texas, which he served acceptably for some time as Worshipable Master. He has been called from labor to rest.

He was also a member of Henry Thomas Chapter No. 90 R.A.M. at Georgetown, Texas, in which he held for some time the station of High Priest, ever ready to assist those who called upon him in distress; his heart was opem to all and charity was his watchword. A true and devoted Mason in deed and in truth.

He was a veteran of the war with Mexico and served as 2nd., Lt. in the Mississippi Rifles. He served four years in the Confederate Army; and never in camp or field forgot to serve the Lord, under whose banner he enlisted in early life. He was converted at the age of thirteen and joined the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of which he remained a devoted member until the Lord took him.

Married 1st., ...

Husband of Elizabeth Kerr (Gordon) ~ married September 17, 1848, Tippah Co., MS

Their children were ...

1. Andrew Littleberry LeSueur
2. Elizabeth Penelope LeSueur
3. David Henry LeSueur

Married 2nd., ...

Husband of Ann Elizabeth "Annie" (Nowlin) LeSueur ~ married April 06, 1858, Austin, Travis Co., TX

Their children were ...

1. Martha S. "Mattie" LeSueur (m. Charles Repps (Faubion); 2. Mary L. LeSueur
3. Charles Peyton LeSueur
4. David Hardeman LeSueur
5. T. H. LeSueur
6. Ann "Annie" LeSueur
7. Adeline "Addie" LeSueur
8. Lucy A. LeSueur
9. Olivia Drury LeSueur



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  • Originally Created by: John Christeson
  • Added: 29 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8218406
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Marion LeSueur (29 Dec 1824–17 Sep 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8218406, citing Presbyterian Cemetery, Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .