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Cole, James  ( 1796?  -  1873-1874? 1855? )

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COLE, JAMES - Shown on the official San Jacinto rolls printed in 1836 as James Call, member of Captain William M. Logan’s company. This was intended for James Cole whose name appears on page 43 of the army rolls in the General Land Office as a member of Captain Logan’s company who was left at the camp near Harrisburg, unwell. He was issued Bounty Certificate No. 4226 for 320 acres of land for having served in the army from March 6 to May 22, 1836, and Bounty Certificate No. 1620 for 320 acres of land for his services from July 4 to October 4, 1836.

Mr. Cole died in Jefferson County prior to November 26, 1855 when his children were given the headright certificate for a league and labor of land due him. The children had appealed to the Court of Claims (Court of Claims file 1877).

COLE, JAMES – Shown on the official San Jacinto rolls printed in 1836 as “James Call”, member of Captain William M. Logan’s company. This was intended for James Cole whose name appears on the roll at the General Land Office of those left at the camp opposite Harrisburg on April 21, 1836. Mr. Cole is listed among the sick. He was issued Bounty Certificate No. 4226 for 320 acres of land for having served in the army from March 6 to May 22, 1836, and Bounty Certificate No. 1620 for 320 acres of land for his services from July 4 to October 4, 1836.

Mr. Cole died in Jefferson County prior to November 26, 1855 when his children were given the headright certificate for a league and labor of land due him. The children had appealed to the Court of Claims (Court of Claims file 1877).

(Note: Page 43 Court of Claims file # 1877 Nov. 26, 1855 Children apply for a L & L of land.)

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
  • Company: [Capt. William M. Logan] sick

Personal Statistics

  • Alternate Names: Call
  • Date of Birth: 1796?
  • Date of Death: 1873-1874? 1855?
  • Burial Place: Austin, Travis County?
  • Bounty Certificate: 4226

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