William O'Hair

Sheriff from 1856 - 1860

 

 

 

William O'Hair was born 21 Feb 1821 in Kentucky; the son of Thomas and Rachel Janes O'Hair. He was in Texas by 1851 and served the community as sheriff, county judge, county treasurer, and tax assessor. His sister, Clarissa, was also in Burnet County, and married Thomas Hopkins Wolf.

He married first, in Kentucky to ____ Kasen; second to Annice Wolf, who was the daughter of Jacob Wolf.

Children of William and ___ Kasen were:

John, Elizabeth, and Martha

Children of William and Annice were:

Joseph, Thomas, Helen, W. R., Minnie, Hopkins, Michael, Jack, and Mary

William O'Hair died 3 Sept 1906 in Burnet County. His wife Annice died 29 June 1923 in Lampasas County.  View Annice O'Hair obituary here.

See obituary of William O'Hair here.

 

--Source: abstracted from Burnet County History, Vol II, p. 236-237

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