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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JACKSON, W. R. -- Listed as a member of Captain Moseley Baker's "San Felipe Company" in the official San Jacinto rolls an printed in pamphlet form in 1836. No information concerning him has been obtained. He did not received land as a Headright, nor did he receive bounty or donation lands for having served in the army of Texas.

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: W. R.
  • Came to Texas: 1835
  • Date of Death: 1840
  • Comments: Name appears as W. R. Jackson on bronze plaque
  • Bounty Certificate: 4254
  • Profession: Lawyer