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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ROBINETT, ENOCH - In the headright certificate issued to Mr. Robinett May 3, 1838 for one-third of a league of land by the Board of Land Commissioners for Robertson County it is stated that he came to Texas in November, 1835. He was issued Donation Certificate No. 492 for 640 acres of land May 31, 1853 for having been detailed to guard the baggage at the camp opposite Harrisburg, April 21, 1836. He was living in Harris County May 31, 1853 when he sold the certificate to John D. Anderson for $105.

Mr. Robinett died in Harris County, January 8, 1860. His brother-in-law T. W. Bennett was appointed administrator of his estate January 14, 1860. Mr. Robinett was survived by his widow Mrs. Elizabeth Robinett.

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

Personal Statistics

  • Came to Texas: 1835 Nov.
  • Date of Death: 1860 Jan 8
  • Donation Certificate: 492
  • Wife: Elizabeth Robinett