J. T. Motley

1839 - 1912

Source: Burnet Bulletin, 20 June 1912

 

J. T. Motley

  • born in Caroline County, Virginia 5 Jan 1839
  • a distinguished student at Hanover Academy
  • attended the University of Virginia at Charlottesville until 1861
  • a Confederate veteran
  • married on 5 Jan 1869 to Sarah Abigail Lamb
  • the father of two sons and seven daughters
  • a teacher in Burnet schools
  • elected Surveyor of Burnet County in 1873
  • assisted in organizing a Baptist Church in Burnet in 1877
  • appointed school trustee in 1883
  • member of the County Board of examiners in 1889
  • died at his home in burnet 22 March 1912, at 73 years old

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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