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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FLORES, NEPOMUCENO -- Born in Texas in 1811. He was issued a Headright Certificate for a league and labor of land May 11, 1838, by the Bexar County Board. He was a corporal in Captain Juan N. Seguin's Company at San Jacinto and on May 15, 1838, was issued Donation Certificate No. 82 for 640 acres of land for having participated in the battle. On ____ he received Bounty Certificate No. 3487 for 1280 acres of land for having served in the army from February 25, 1836 to May 18, 1837. In Service Record No. 4223 it is certified that he served as First Lieutenant from October 14, 1836, until he was discharged.

Mr. Flores died in Wilson County in 1881 while a member of the Texas Veterans Association.

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: First Corporal
  • Company: Capt. Juan N. Seguin

Personal Statistics

  • Date of Birth: 1811
  • Birthplace: Texas
  • Origin: Texas
  • Came to Texas: n/a
  • Date of Death: 1881
  • Bounty Certificate: 3487
  • Donation Certificate: 82