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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BOND, GEORGE - Came to Texas in January, 1836. (See Headright Certificate No. 87 for one-third of a league of land issued to him in 1838 by the Board of Land Commissioners for Robertson County). He was a member of Captain Joseph B. Chance’s “Washington Company”. His name appears on pages 42 and 137 of the Army rolls in the General Land Office as George Bord’ a member of Captain Chance’s company. He was issued Donation Certificate No. 358 for 640 acres of land August 4, 1851 for having been detailed to guard the baggage at the camp opposite Harrisburg, April 21, 1836.

Mr. Bond was living in Navasota county, now Brazos County, in 1841.

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. Joseph Bell Chance

Personal Statistics

  • Alternate Names: Bord
  • Came to Texas: 1836 Jan
  • Donation Certificate: 358