Newbern Lodge No. 97 and Buena Vista - Shelby County Texas
1851 - 1877


        Newbern Lodge No. 97, Under Dispensation was instituted on September 29, 1851.  On June 14, 1859 Newbern Lodge No. 97, be authorized to change their meeting place from Newbern to Buena Vista ( a distance of about eight miles). The Lodge held no meetings from 1861, until March 31, 1866.  Most of the books of the Lodge were destroyed during the Civil War.  Newbern Lodge, which had met at Newbern and Buena Vista in Shelby County for slightly over a quarter of a century was entered upon the list of demised Lodges.  It's members were transferred to the rosters of either Sam Houston Lodge No. 149, in Center or Jim Truitt Loge, No. 345, at Willow Grove. 

Amason, Jesse On Roster 1885 - Demitted 1860
Allison, A. L. Affiliated 1872
Armstrong, R.B. E.A. no date - F.C. 1860 - M M. 1860 - Confederate Army 1862-1864 - Demitted 1868
Ashton, H.C. J. Petition 1852 - Listed as M. M. 1854
Askins, James Petition 1860 - E.A. 1860
Attaway, T. M. E.A. 1872 - F. C. 1872 - M. M. 1872 - Demitted 1874.
Baines, C. S. Affilited 07/01/1871
Ballard, J. W. E.A. 1860 - F. C. 04/07/1860 - M. M. 07/07/1860 - Demitted 1861. Re-Affiliated 1868
Beasley, I. N. Affiliated 1874
Beck, Franklin E.A. 04/09/1870 - F.C. 05/14/1870 - M. M. 09/03/1870
Beck, J. B. Affiliated 1874
Bentley, P. M. E.A. 05/22/1869 - F.C. 06/18/1869 - M. M. 09/18/1869 - Demitted 03/23/1872
Bogard, George Affiliated 12/27/1865 - Died 1873
Booth, Zachariah Affiliated 0701/1871
Brown, A. W. E.A. 08/13/1859 - F.C. 08/17/1859 - M. M. 10/15/1859 - Confederate Army 1862-1864
Brown, J. F. E.A. no date - F.C. 08/15/1859 - M. M. 09/17/1859 - Confederate Army 1862-1864
Brunson, A. J. Petition 02/10/1860 - E. A. 03/10/1860 - F. C. 04/17/1860
Burns, James E.A. no date - F.C. 04/07/1860 - M. M. 05/19/1860
Burns, William P. Petitioned 06/09/1860 - E.A. 07/07/1860, Died in Civil War.
Bussey, J. Affiliated 1874
Bussey, Joshua Affiliated 1860
Childress, H.C. C. M. 1851
Choat, David M. E.A. 09/25/1858 - F.C. 11/24/1858  - M. M. 12/25/1858 - Confederate Army 1862-1864
Cockran, W. A. Petition 1851 - E. a. 1852 - Died in 1852
Conway, Alfred Affiliated 1855 - Demitted 1857
Conway, John E.A. 03/10/1860 - F.C. 05/07/1860 - M. M. 06/09/1860 Confederate Army 1862 - 1864 Died 1867
Conway, T. H. Affiliated 1856
Cooper, S.A. C. M. 1851
Courtney, R. E. E.A. 1870
Cozart M. H. E.A. 03/04/1871 - F.C. 04/01/1871 - M. M> 07/01/1871
Craig, William E.A. 05/22/1869 - F.C. 06/18/1869 - M. M. 07/17/1869.
Crowell, W. Lisated as E.A. in 1854.
Daggett, C.B. E.A. 02/28/1852 - F.C. 06/26/1852 - M. M. 07/24/1852
Daggett, Ephraim M. C. M. 1751, formerly in Sam Houston Lodge No. 32
Darnell William H. E.A. no date - F.C. 09/17/1859 - M. M. 10/15/1859- in Confederate Army 1862-1864 - died 1866
Delafield, J. W. E. A. 12/21/1870 - F.C. 05/27/1871 - M. M. 07/01/1871 Demitted 12/17874
Farrar, Simon B. C. M. 1851 - Formerly in Sam Houston Lodge no. 32
Fountain, J. E. E.A. 10/16/1869 - F.C. 11/12/1869
Garrett, G. N.  Listed as M. M. 1854
Glass, William Petition 12/25/1852
Hailey, B. F. Petition 11/27/1852, Listed as M. M. in 1854
Hailey, W.E. E.A. no date - F.C. 01/27/1858 - M. M. 07/27/1858
Hamric, T. M. E.A. 04/20/1872 - F.C. 06/20/1872 - M. M. 07/18/1872
Hany, D. M. E.A. 04/29/1871 - F.C. 10/23/1871 - M. M. 03/23/1872 - Demitted 05/10/1873
Hendrick, J.S. E.A. no date - F. C. 08/28/1858 - M. M. 09/25/1859
Henry, William Listed as M. M. in 1854 - Demitted 12/22/1855
Hooper, John E. E.A.  no date - F.C. 07/22/1854 - M. M. 09/23/1854 - Demitted 01/30/1869
Hooper, O. R. First listed as M. M. in 1860 - in Confederate Army 1862-1864
Hooper, R.B. E.A. 04/07/1860 - F.C. 05/05/1860 - M. M. 07/07/1860 -In Confederated Army 1862-1864 -Demitted 1866
Hudson, James Acted as Tiler at Constutional Meeting 09/29/1851
Hughes, E.C. Listed as M. M. in 1856 - Demitted 1865
Hughes, James M. On Roster 1855
Hughes, J. J. E.A. 1856 - F.C. 1856 - M. M. 05/23/1857
Hughes, R.T. E.A. 1854 - F.C. 1854 - M. M. 06/22/1854 - in Confederated Army 1862 - 1864 - Demitted 1867
Hughes, William P. E.A. 1854 - F.C. 1854  M. M.. 11/25.1854
Inman, John H. E.A. 1854 - F.C. 1854  M. M.  11/25/1854
Johnston, A. H. E.A. 1854 - F.C. 1857 M. M. 02/27/1858
Johnson, F. L. E.A. 06/30/1866 - F.C. 03/23/1872 - M. M. 03/23/1872
Jones, R.E. E.A. 10/23/1871 - F.C. 01/20/1872 - M. M. 03/23/1872 - died 11/12/1874
Jones, Vance Charter Member, 1851 - Formerly in Sam Houston Lodge No. 32
Jones. W. H. Charter Member, 1851 - Formerly in Sam Houston Lodge No. 32
King, C. W. E.A. 03/10/1860 - F.C. 04/07/1860 - M. M. 05/07/1860
King, H. R. M. M. 02/28/1852
King, John L. M. M. 01/28/1853(?) Dimitted 02/28/1857 - Re-affiliated 06/28/1866 died 11/30/187_
King, S.F. E.A. 03/10/1860 - F.C. 04/07/1860 - M. M. 05/19/1860 - In Confederate Army 1962-1864 - Demit 1866
King, Stephen Affiliated 07/07/1860 - Demitted 12/21/1861
Lambright, T. M. Affiliated 11/05/1870
Lambright, W.S. Affiliated 11/24/1866
Lanier, C.W. E.A. 11/28/1854 - F.C. 12/23/1854 - M. M. 01/27/1955
Lemons, William E. Affiliated 03/28/1857 - Confederate Army 1863-1864
Little, R. A. Affiliated 06/18/1869
Long, J. L. Affiliated 1874
Marshall, Joseph Affiliated 1870 - Demitted 12/03/1870
Mathis, Abel E.A. 1860 - F.C. 1860 - M. M. 1860
McBride, P. H. E.A. 1852 - F.C. 1852 - M. M. 1852
Mills, L. M. E.A. no date - F.C. 01/28/1854 - M. M. 03/25/1854
Moore, Jacob E.A. no date - F.C. 1854 - F.C. 1854 - M. M. no date - Affiliated 03/04/1871 - died 1873
Morrison, J. C. Transferred as E. A. from Sam Houston Lodge No. 42 F. C. 03-11-1882 - M. M. 09/09/1852 - S.W. 1853
Morrison, O. R. E.A. 03-04-1871 - F. C. 04-01-1871 - M. M. 05-27-1871
Mott, J. C. Affiliated 11-24-1866
Mose, T. J. On Roster, 1854
Page, Joshua Affiliated 08-02-1874
Parker, R. L. M. M. 01-28-1864 - Demitted, 1874
Powdrill, R. A. On Roster, 1755
Pursley, J. H. On Roster 1852
Rainbolt, F. M. E. A. 05-22-1869 - F. C. 06-18-1869 - M. M., 07-17-1869
Ramsey, A. C. E. A. 12-23-1871 - F. C. 01-20-1871 - M. M. 04-20-1871
Ramsey, John M. Petition 01-13-1860 - E. A. 02-10-1860 - F. C. 03-17-1860 - M. M. 06-09-1860
Reed, A. A. E. A. 10-25-1852 - F. C., No. Date - M. M. 1855  ?
Reed, J. F. E. A. 03-27-1959 - F. C. 04-24-1858 - M. M. 05-27-1850.  In Confederate Army 1963 - 1864
Reed, L. A. E. A. 10-25-1956 - F. C. 12-27-1856 - M. M. 02-28-1857 - In Confederate Army 1862-1864 - Demitted 02-27 1869
Reed, R. G. On Roster 1858 - Dimit 04-07-1867
Richards, S. H. Petition 09-27-1856, E. A. 10//25/1856 - F. C. 12-27-1856
Ribertsibm H, N, Affilated, 11/24/1866 from Truit Lodge No. 149 - Dimit 1874
Runnels, R. H. E. A. 09-03-1870 - F. C. 12-03-1870 - M. M. 4-01-1871
Samford, A. M. E. A. 10-23-1852 - F. C. 02-26-1853 - M. M. 04-29-1853
Samford, C. A. On Roster, 1857
Samford, G. T. (J. T.) F. C. 02-20-1855 - M. M. 03-24-1855
Samford, George A. E. A. No Dates - F. C. 02-20-1855 - M. M. 03-24-1855
Samford, Joab E. A. 12-24-1853 - F. C. 01-28-1854 - M. M., 02-25-1854
Samford, Samuel Charter Member 1851 - Formerly in Sam Houston Lodge No. 32
Samford, Simon Z., Jr. Charter Member 1851. Formerly in Sam Houston Lodge No. 32
Samford, Snider E. A. 05-28-1853 - F. C. 06-25-1853 - M. M. 08-26-1853
Samford, Thomas C. E. A. 02-24-1855 - F. C. 03-24-1855 - M. M. 04-28-1855
Samford, U. T. F. C. 02-28-1854 - M. M. 02-25-1854
Samford, William A. E. A. 05-24-1853 - F. C. 06-24-1853 - M. M. 07-23-1853
Sapp, B. D. (DeKalb) F. C. 04-07-1860 - M. M. 05-29-1860 - Demitted 02-1867 - Affiliated  08-06-1870 Demitted 06-20-1872
Scates, James H. E. A. 06-02-1866 -F. C. 06-30-1866 - M. M. 10-26-1866
Shinault, A. J. Affiliated  01-27-1855
Smith, H. C. E. A. 1861
Smith, L. L. Received 3 Degrees under emergency dispensation from D. D. G. M. Franklin Barlow Sexton of San Augustine 09-29-1851 (date of Constitutional Meeting of Newbern Lodge No. 97).  in Confederate Army 1863-1864 - Demitted 12-11-1869
Smith W. P. E. A. 08-13-1859 - F. C. 09-17-1859 - M. M. 10-15-1859. In Confederation Army 1864-1855.  Died 02-20-1870
Southern, P. F. E. A. 02-27-1858 - F. C. 08-13-1859 - M. M. 09-17-1959
Sublett, J. P. Petition 10-29-1854 - E. A. 11-25-1854, F. C. 12-23-1854 - M. M. 01-27-1855.  Demitted, 07-1855
Tatum, A. J. G. Petition 12-25-1852
Tims, Amos E. A. 08-13-1859 - F. C. 09-27-1859 - M. M. 10-15-1859
Tims, Nathan E. A. 11-12-1859 - F. C. 12-10-1859 - M. M. No Date - Died 05-21-1872
Todd, J. D. Affiliated, 1868
Todd, T. J. Affiliated, 08-06-1870
Truitt, J. H. E. A. 12-25-1852 - F. C. 08-26-1853 - M. M. 10-22-1853
Turner, John W. E. A. 01-30-1869 - F. C. 06-18-1869 -  M. M. 10-16-1869 - Demitted 02-08-1873
Walker, James E. A. 10-23-1858 - F. C. 11-26-1858 - M. M. 1859 - Demitted 12/21/1861
Weaver, S. W. E. A. 06-26-1858 - F. C. 06-25-1959 - M. M. 09-17-1859
Welch, John M. E. A. 12-11-1869
Wheeler, Ransom F. C. 01-23-1858 - M. M. 07-27-1858
White, M. P. E. A. 05-02-1860 -  F. C. 06-29-1860 - reported (1866) as having moved out of county
Wilson, R. B. First listed as M. M. in 1850 . In Confederate Army 1862-1864 - Dimitted 12/11/1869
Woodfin, N. S. E. A. 04-09-1870
Woolman, J. K. Petition 11-27-1852
Yarborough, J. L. F. C. 02-23-1856 - M. M. 1856 - Confederate Army 1862-1864
Yarborough, Richard B. E. A. 03-17-1860 - F. C. 04-07-1860 - M. M. 07-07-1860  In Confederate Army 1863-1864 - Died 1868
Young, R. A. Affiliated 11-24-1866

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