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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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STEBBINS, CHARLES C. -- The records of the Texas Veterans Association, of which he was a member, show Mr. Stebbins as having arrived in Texas in 1836. On an army roll in the General Land Office he is shown as a member of Major Leander Smith's Company, April 5, 1836. He was a member of Captain William S. Fisher's company of Velasco Blues at San Jacinto and on September 8, 1838 he was issued Donation Certificate No. 534 for 640 acres of land for having participated in the battle, and Bounty Certificate No. 4269 for 320 acres for having served in the army from March 16 to June 16, 1836. The land office records do not show that he applied for a Headright Certificate.

Mr. Stebbins was married twice. The probate records of Anderson County show that Mrs. Stebbins died in that County, June 15, 1847. Mr. Stebbins was next married to Elizabeth __________. Mr. Stebbins was living in Anderson County as late as 187O but died in Collin County in 1880. His widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Stebbins, was living in Collin County, October 24, 1881, when she received a Veterans Donation Certificate for 1280 acres of land.

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. William S. Fisher

Personal Statistics

  • Alternate Names: Stebbins, Stibbens
  • Date of Birth: 1810 May 14
  • Birthplace: Maryland, Baltimore County, Pipe Creek
  • Came to Texas: 1836
  • Date of Death: 1880
  • Comments: Book in library: Charles C. Stibbens, by Brenda Burns Kellow - CS 71 S853 1992.
  • Bounty Certificate: 4269
  • Donation Certificate: 534
  • Profession: Shoemaker, farmer
  • Wife: 1. Julie Ann Frost Slaughter; 2. Elizabeth Creekman
  • Children: Francis M.; Mary Agnus Stibbens Boylan, Louisa, William Alfred, Adaline, George Washington, Charles Clay, Elizabeth Stibbens Birket, John Thomas, Alice Stibbens Bateman, Jane Stibbens Daniel Gallagher, James Edward