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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MARNER, JOHN -- Shown in "The Heroes of San Jacinto" as "W.A. Warner." Mr. Marner participated in the battle of San Jacinto as a member of Captain Henry Teal's company of regulars. His name appears as a member of Captain Teal's Company at muster June 30, 1836, and is shown as having enlisted in the army March 18, 1836. His name does not appear on Captain Teal's roll at muster August 31, 1836. Mr. Marner did not apply for any land due him from the Republic 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. Andrew Briscoe

Personal Statistics

  • Alternate Names: Warner, W. A.
  • Bounty Certificate: 4/7