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Part of an old map of the San Jacinto area from the Texas Revolution

Veteran Bio

Texian Location:  Harrisburg

The Kemp Sketch

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BARTLETT, JESSE - Received title to 4, 428 acres of land in Colony___________ situated in the present Counties of Fayette.

BARTLETT, JESSE – Was issued Donation Certificate No. 86 for 640 acres of land May 15, 1838 for having been detailed to guard the baggage. The land was surveyed in the Robertson Land District in what is now Tarrant County in 1849.

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
  • Company: [Capt. Henry Wax Karnes] detailed to guard baggage at Harrisburg

Personal Statistics

    • Donation Certificate: 86