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

Veteran Bio

Texian Location:  Harrisburg

The Kemp Sketch

(What is this?) | Download the original typescript

CARUTHERS, YOUNG - In Service Record No. 246 it is certified that he served in Captain G. Cooke’s Company from February 27 to September 25, 1836. The Service Record was signed at Columbia, December 6, 1836. It was stated that at that time Mr. Caruthers was dead and that Wilson McFarland was administrator of his estate. Donation Certificate No. 958 for 640 acres of land was issued in the name of Mr. Caruthers, November 25, 1839, due him for having been detailed to guard the baggage at the camp opposite Harrisburg April 21, 1836. The certificate No.9624 for 640 acres of land was issued in Mr. Caruthers’s name November 5, 1840, due him for his services in the army from February 27 to September 5, 1836.

(Note: Texas Before March 2, 1836 H R No. 18 1/3 L Washington County.)

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

Personal Statistics

  • Came to Texas: Prior to Mar 2, 1836
  • Date of Death: 1836
  • Bounty Certificate: 9624
  • Donation Certificate: 958