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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MANCHA, JOSE MARIA -- Listed on page 18 of the official San Jacinto rolls printed in 1836 as Jose Maria Mocha, a member of Captain Juan N. Seguin's company. On page 29 of the San Jacinto rolls in the General Land Office the name is also shown as Jose Maria Mocha.

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: Mocha
  • Birthplace: Texas
  • Origin: Texas
  • Came to Texas: n/a