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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FLICK, JOHN -- Came to Texas in March 1835. He was a member of Captain George M. Collinsworth's Company at the capture of Goliad, October 9, 1835, and of Captain Moseley Baker's Company at San Jacinto. He did not receive any land for his services in the army.

Thomas Simons, administrator of the estate of John Flick, deceased, appeared before the Board of Land Commissioners of Jackson County, January 20, 1838 and applied for the land due Mr. Flick as a headright. He stated that Mr. Flick had arrived in Texas in March, 1835, unmarried. The estate received a Headright Certificate for one-third of a league 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
  • Rank: Private
  • Company: Capt. Moseley Baker

Personal Statistics

  • Came to Texas: 1835 Mar
  • Date of Death: 1838?
  • Other Battles: Goliad