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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BRADELY, ISAAC B. -- Arrived at Velasco, January 28, 1836 on the schooner Pennsylvania, having been recruited in New Orleans for the army of Texas by Captain Amasa Turner. His name appears on page 27 of the army rolls at the General land Office as a member of Captain John Hart's Company at muster at Velasco, January 30, 1836. He was a member of Captain Richard Roman's Company at San Jacinto and on February 10, 1852 Donation Certificate No. 414 for 640 acres of land was issued to his brother, due him, Isaac B., for having participated in the battle. His brother, R. M. Bradley, at the same time received Bounty Certificate No. 2022 for 1920 acres of land due Isaac B. Bradley for having served in the army from January 30 to October 10, 1836, when he died in the service. His estate on May 19, 1838 was issued a Headright Certificate for one-third of a league 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. Richard Roman

Personal Statistics

  • Origin: Louisiana
  • Came to Texas: 1836 Jan 28
  • Date of Death: 1836 Oct 10
  • Bounty Certificate: 2022
  • Donation Certificate: 414