Sunday, October 04, 2015

Henry Slavern "Henry" Schmick

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Henry Slavern "Henry" Schmick.

Birth: Dec. 28, 1842, Randolph County, Arkansas.
Death: Jan. 30, 1937, Austin. Travis County, Texas.

Wife: Sina J. or Sinie J. Schmick.
Married 1882.

Children: Child Schmick (1883 - 1899),

Burial: Eastland City Cemetery, Eastland, Eastland County, Texas.

The first Sheriff of Eastland was born in Arkansas, December 28, 1843. He enlisted in the Confederate Army (1861) as First Lieutenant in the 7th Arkansas Regiment, and served until the surrender in 1865.

In 1868 he came to Eastland and engaged in the cattle business.  When the County was organized in 1873, he held the office of Sheriff for eight consecutive years. He has been merchandizing since his term of office expired. He is a member of the Christian Church.

Mr. Schmick was a Civil War Veteran, and listed in the 7th., Arkansas Infantry Co. E. C. S.A.  His head stone say's the same.  Whoever He is not on the roster.  There was a Henry Schmick, in the 7th., only in Co. A, as a Private.

Henry S. SChmick is listed in the 38th., Arkansas Infantry Co. E as a Second Lieutenant.

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