Part of an old map of the San Jacinto area from the Texas Revolution

Veteran Bio

Texian Location:  Harrisburg

The Kemp Sketch

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MOORE, AZARIAH G. - Born in 1811. In the headright certificate issued to him March 29, 1838 by the Board of Land Commissioners for Harrisburg County for one-third of a league of land it is stated that he came to Texas in 1835. He was living in HarrisbCounty, November 14, 1846 when he sold the certificate to Jack De Cordorva for $43.

In Comptroller’s Military Service Record No. 6841 it is certified that Mr. Moore served in Captain Jesse Billingsley’s company from April 15 to June 15, 1836. He was issued Donation Certificate No. 1056 for 640 acres of land August 5, 1840 for having been detailed to guard the baggage at the camp opposite Harrisburg April 21, 1836.

Mr. Moore was a member of the Texas Veterans Association and he was living in Limestone County in 1883.

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. Jesse Billingsley] detailed to guard baggage

Personal Statistics

  • Date of Birth: 1811
  • Came to Texas: 1835
  • Donation Certificate: 1056