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Price, William

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PRICE, WILLIAM - Came to Texas in 1832, as is shown in Headright Certificate No. 46 issued to him for one-third of a league of land, January 18, 1838 by the Austin County Board of Land Commissioners. He was a member of Captain Gibson Kuykendall’s Company and on September 18, 1838 he was issued Bounty Certificate No. 4313 for 320 acres of land for having served in the army from March 1 to May 30, 1836. He received Donation Certificate No. 545 for 640 acres of land September 18, 1838 for having been detailed to guard the baggage at the camp opposite Harrisburg.

On an army roll in the General Land Office Mr. Price is shown as having enlisted in Captain Benjamin F. Reavill’s Company, July 1, 1836.

Mr. Price was living in Bexar County, March 5, 1850 when he sold land (Book 1, page 138, Deed Records of Bexar County)

Written by Louis W. Kemp, between 1930 and 1952. Please note that typographical and factual errors have not been corrected from the original sketches. The biographies have been scanned from the original typescripts, a process that sometimes allows for mistakes in the new text. Researchers should verify the accuracy of the texts' contents through other sources before quoting in publications. Additional information on the veteran may be available in the Herzstein Library.

Battle Statistics

  • Died in Battle: No
  • Rank: Private
  • Company: Capt. Gibson Kuykendall

Personal Statistics

  • Alternate Names: William Barber
  • Came to Texas: 1832
  • Bounty Certificate: 4313
  • Donation Certificate: 545
  • Wife: 1. unknown; 2. Margarette Eliza Sallee
  • Children: James Edwin Price

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