SOURCE: Erickson, Joe E., Biographical Directory of the Judges of the Republic, 1836-1846, Dallas, TX: Taylor Pub. Co., 1980.
Massillon Farley - First Chief Justice of Milam County (1836-1840), Massillon Farley was born in Massachusetts in 1814. The 1850 Census lists him in Milam County without wife or children. He probably never married. Sources: 1850 Census of the State of Texas; History of Milam County, Texas.
NOTE: The term "Chief Justice" is now known as "County Judge."
We must say a special thank you to Vanessa Deshazer of of Menifee, CA, for typing the above biographical sketch for use on the Milam County TXGenWeb site.
Created on 19 July 2004 and last revised on 21 Sept 2004