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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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PRICE, PERRY - Came to Texas in 1833, as is stated in Headright Certificate No. 48 for one-third of a league of land, January 17, 1838 by the Austin County Board of Land Commissioners.

He was a member of Captain Gibson Kuykendall’s company and on September 18, 1838 was issued Bounty Certificate No. 4312 for 320 acres of land for having served in the army from March 1 to May 30, 1836. He received Donation Certificate No. 546 for 640 acres of ladn, September 18, 1838 for having been detailed to guard the baggage at the camp opposite Harrisburg, April 21, 1836.

On an army roll in the General Land Office it is shown that he enrolled in Captain Benjamin F. Reavill’s Company, July 1, 1836.

Mr. Price was living in Fayette County, August 28, 1846 when he sold part of his headright land. (Book E 2, page 102, Deed Records of Fayette 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

  • Came to Texas: 1833
  • Bounty Certificate: 4312
  • Donation Certificate: 546