War of Texas Independence

Texas Muster Rolls, 1835-1836

Scans of the original muster rolls with a surname index at the state TXGenWeb site

Veterans of the Texas Revolution Buried in Colorado County

Clapp, Eli Allison; born: 1814; died: Nov 1, 1884; cem: Pleasant Grove
Veteran of San Jacinto

Borden, John Pettit; born: Dec 30, 1812; died: Nov 12, 1891; cem: Weimar Odd Fellows
San Jacinto veteran

Ijams, Basil Gaither; born: Dec 18, 1803; died: Oct 4, 1876; cem: Pleasant Grove
Son of Vachel and Martha (Cunningham) Ijams, veteran of the Texas Revolution

Scates, William Bennett; 27 Jun 1802; 22 Feb 1882; originally buried in Osage Cemetery. Born in Halifax Co, VA; son of Joseph W. and Elizabeth Eggleston (Bennett) Scates; came to Texas in 1832; signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, fought at San Jacinto; married 1) Theodocia Clardy Smith (divorced) , 2) Sarah Ann McMillan Willson 24 Mar 1850. Body was exhumed and re-interred 15 Sep 1929 at Austin State Cemetery

San Jacinto Museum of History

Museum web site includes data on participants in the Battle of San Jacinto

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