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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FOWLER, STYLES J. -- Arrived in Texas in December, 1835, as is stated in the Headright Certificate issued April 23, 1838 in the name of Stiles J. Fowler, deceased, for one third of a league of land by the Board of Land Commissioners for Harrisburg County. James Morgan was the administrator of his estate.

Mr. Fowler was a member of Captain Moseley Baker's San Felipe Company at San Jacinto and on February 17, 1849 Donation Certificate No. 150 was issued in the name of Styles Fowler, due him for having participated in the battle. Bounty Certificate No. 502 for 640 acres of land was issued in the name of Styles Fowler, February 17, 1849, due him for his services in the army from March 31 to September 29, 1836. The land was surveyed in Hays County for Mr. Fowler's heirs.

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

  • Alternate Names: Stiles
  • Came to Texas: 1835 Dec
  • Bounty Certificate: 502
  • Donation Certificate: 150