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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BARCINES, ANDREIS -- Born in Texas, as is stated in the Headright Certificate issued to him February 1, 1838 for one-third of a league of land. He was a member of Captain Juan N. Seguin’s Company at San Jacinto and May 26, 1846 his heirs were issued Donation Certificate No. 32 for 640 acres of land due him for having participated in the battle. On December 21, 1837 he received Bounty Certificate No. 1231 for 1280 acres of land due him for his services from March 1, 1836 to June 1 1837. The heirs on June 6, 1846 received Bounty Certificate No. 73 for 1280 acres for his services in the army from November 5, 1837 to March 1, 1838, when he died. Colonel Juan N. Seguin was appointed administrator of his estate in Bexar County, May 27, 1839.

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. Juan N. Seguin

Personal Statistics

  • Alternate Names: Barcines, Andreis; Barcina, Andrew; Varcinas; Barcenas
  • Birthplace: Texas
  • Origin: Texas
  • Came to Texas: n/a
  • Date of Death: 1838 Mar 1
  • Bounty Certificate: 1231
  • Donation Certificate: 32