Robert Francis Sampson
From: Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, pub. 1889; p. 529
Patrick E. Lively, a native of Warren county, Kentucky, was born April 17, 1845, and is a son of Joel C. and Fannie E. (Vontrees) Lively, the former of whom was a farmer, came to Texas in 1855, and died in 1888.
Patrick E. Lively received the greater part of his education in Texas, and the earlier portion of his business life was passed in freighting by team between Dallas and Bryant Station. In 1862 he enlisted in Company B., Texas squadron, John H. Morgan, commander. At the battle of Snow's Hill Mr. Lively was wounded by a saber cut, and at New Hope Station was shot in the shin, but he continued in the service until the general surrender in 1865.
After his return from the field he engaged in farming, and in 1867 married Miss Mary M. Standifer, who has borne him five children to gladden his household These are named, in the order of their birth, as follows--Joel T., Martha A., Mary E., Sarah F., and Itulie T. Mr. Lively is a Free Mason, a Knight of Honor, and a member of the Farmers' Alliance.
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