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INDIAN UA-RS AND PIONEERS OF TEXAS.
JAMES S. HOGG,
John Hogg, the great-grandfather of Governor
James S. Hogg, when a mere boy was left an orphan
in Virginia, his parents having died soon after their
emigration from Ireland. After arriving at manhood
he removed to South Carolina and settled in
Newberry District, where he married and raised a
family of seven children, the oldest of whom was
Thomas Hogg, the grandfather of Governor Hogg.
From Georgia, in 1818, the family moved to Tuscaloosa
County, Ala., where Joseph Lewis Hogg was
reared. In that county in 1833 he married Lucanda
McMath, daughter of Elisba McMath, a well-to-do
planter in Roupes Valley. Moving to Texas in
1840, he settled first at Nacogdoches, and finally at
Rusk, in Cherokee County, where he raised a family.
He represented his district (including Nacogdoches
JAMES S. HOGG,
The old family in South Carolina took part against
England in the war that secured American independence.
One of the brothers, James, was killed;
another, Lewis, was wounded, and Thomas escaped
Thomas Hogg, grandfather of the subject of this
sketch, married Martha Chandler, daughter of John
Chandler, of Newberry District, after the Revolution
and moved to Georgia, where Joseph Lewis
Hogg, the father of Governor Hogg, was born.
County) in the Congress of the Republic; was a
member of the Constitutional Convention of 1845;
was in the first State Senate; resigned his position
in the latter body and entered the United States
army and fought through the war with Mexico and
returned home after the war was over, and was reelected
to the State Senate, where he served the
people for many years. He was a lawyer by profession,
but relied mostly on his plantation for support.
He was elected and served as a member of
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