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

Veteran Bio

Texian Location:  Participant

The Kemp Sketch

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DEADRICK, DAVID -- A member of Captain Peyton R. Splane's Company but fought in Captain Robert J. Calder's Company at San Jacinto. His heirs were issued Bounty Certificate No. 236 for 320 acres of land, March 17, 1847 for his services in the army from November 1, 1835 to February 1, 1836. On the same date they were issued Bounty Certificate No. 235 for 960 acres due Mr. Deadrick for having served in the army from March 6 to December 6, 1836. They did not apply for donation or Headright Certificates.

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. Robert J. Calder

Personal Statistics

  • Alternate Names: Dedrick
  • Bounty Certificate: 235