1. James Henry Counts was born on 30 Nov 1844 in St Genevieve, Missouri. He died on 4 Sep 1924 in Clear Creek, Brown Co, Texas. He was buried in Clear Creek Cemetery, Brown County, Texas.
1880 US census - Brown County Texas
appointed Sheriff of Brown County - 3/8/1 871 - could not qualify.
Re-appointed 7/22/1872 - Note: Sworn in 3 Aug 1872 as sheriff of Brown Co, TX; resigned
J. Henry COUNTS was appointed on March 8, 1871, but couldn’t qualify. This is not in the State Election Register. Contributed by Patsy Johnson in Brownwood at email@example.com
James Henry COUNTS was appointed on July 22, 1872, and served until April 16, 1873, when he resigned. This was the second time he had been appointed, but the first time he had served. Contributed by Patsy Johnson in Brownwood at firstname.lastname@example.org
listed on the 1910 US census as Confederate Veteran
Birth: 30 Nov 1844 in Missouri; Death: 4 Sep 1924 in Brown County, Texas
James married Sarah Francis Piper Hawkins on 1 Jan 1871 in Brown Co, Texas. Sarah was born on 14 Sep 1854 in Bastrop, Bastrop Co, Texas. She died on 2 Jun 1912 in Brown Co, Texas. She was buried in Clear Creek Cemetery, Brown County, Texas.
They had the following children:
2M i. William Jasper Counts was born on 26 Oct 1871.
3F ii. Mary Lucrease Counts was born on 23 Jun 1873.
4F iii. Emma Counts was born on 23 Dec 1875.
5M iv. Eddy Counts was born on 21 Nov 1878.
6M v. Ralph Counts was born on 16 Feb 1880.
7M vi. Walter Counts was born on 24 Sep 1881 in Brown Co, Texas.
8F vii. Cora Counts was born on 11 Jul 1883 in Brown Co, Texas.
9F viii. Ivy Mae Counts was born on 21 Mar 1890 in Bangs, Brown Co, Texas.
10F ix. Etha Counts was born on 7 Oct 1893.