Sebastian Family Genealogy Forum
Looking for info on WILLIAM KING SEBASTIAN, was a Senator 1835-1861. On July 1861, the Senate passed a resolution expelling Sebastian and nine other Senators. Reason-conspircy for the distruction or the Union and Goverment. Sebastian had went home because he was worried about his family's safety. In 1973 his four children petitioned Congress asking for revocation of the resolution of expulsion and for payment of the compensation he would have received as Senator. His children were; ? P. Sebastian, Edward L. Sebastion, Clara S. Sebastian-Wal? and Lizzle (?) Sebastion-West.
Sebastian was from Helena, Phillips CO, AR.
This information is from the 'Cronicles of Arkansas' reprinted Dec. 26 1958.