APPROVED APPLICATIONS FOR TEXAS CONFEDERATE PENSIONS
APPL # NAME
COUNTY GENERAL INFORMATION
08622 A. J. Bexar Born
approximately 1837. In
since approximately 1868, SanAntonio, Texas
(Bexar County). Served in Co. "D"
2nd Infantry, Hardee's Regiment, Army
of Virginia. Occupation-Painter.
21189 A. J. Callahan
31268 Abner R. Burnet Born Iowa. To Texas in 1851. Lived since 3-1853 in Blufton, TX, Burnet Co. Served in Co. D Madisons
Reg. Cavalry. Occupation-Farmer. Died 10-18-1917
in Burnet, TX.
06343 Allen Turner Hays See
Widow's Application #25737.
None Belvidere El Paso See Widow's Application
None Calvin Herlock Bastrop See Widow's Application
#33465. Brother of Robert L., Richard Preston & Thomas
Jefferson Brooks. (See Texas &
in 20th Texas
Infantry. Brother R.L. in
same regiment. Married
Latitia 10-14-1857 at Cedar Bayou,
TX. Died 8-3-1916. Buried with wife at Elgin, TX (NW Bastrop
Co.) See 1860 & 1870
Census/Montgomery Co., TX.
Ellis See Widow's Application
#39079. Born Haywood
Co., TN. Came
Texas in 1852. Served in CSA Byrd's Battalion,
Trans-Miss. Cavalry. Lived in Ennis, TX
in 1912. Occupation-Carpenter.
Died 3-24-1923 in Athens, TX at home of
daughter, Mrs. C. A. Sartain. Buried in Ennis, TX.
15122 Charley W. Falls See Widow's Application
None D. J. Bexar See Widow's Application
#00348. Married Sarah
P. in Macon, GA
1839. Served in
CSA/Alabama March, 1864 until March 2, 1865 (killed). Sarah P. in San Antonio, TX since 1869. D. J. died 3-2-1865.
50244 Dewitt Clint Collingsworth See
Widow's Application #47773. Served in Co. F, 17th Texas Cavalry. Married Martha F. 3-24-1870, Hunt Co., Texas. He died 11-3-1897, Hill County, TX. Wife was born 5-1-1849 and died 3-11-1943 in Hillsboro, TX at home of
daughter, Mrs. Emma Beavers.
31231 Evant Hamilton
Eastland See Widow's
Application #36564. Born
Gwinette County, GA in 1842.
Washington Served in
CSA-Co. D 9th Georgia Artillery. Married T.A. on 2-11-1889, Hamilton Co.,
TX. To Texas 1883; Rising
Star, Texas. Occupation- Farmer. Died 6-23-1919, Bexar Co., TX.
21214 H. I. Tarrant Born
in Tennessee. Served in CSA/Tenn. To Texas
Feb., 1879. To Tarrant County, TX
1905; Fort Worth.
30906 Henderson Brown See Widow's Application
#36092. Born Franklin
on 12-14-1842. Served in Co. A 22nd Ark. Infantry. Married wife, Mary, 5-9-1867 in Ellis Co.,
TX. To Texas in 1876. See 1900 Census - Williamson Co., TX (Corn
Hill) & 1910 Census - Brown County, TX. He died 1-16-1919 at home of Son,
J.C., in Bangs, TX. Buried
in Clear Creek Cemetery, Brown Co., TX.
Mary died 5-20-1928 at home of
daughter, Mrs. D. T. Jackson, Brownwood, TX.
40148 J. J. Houston Born Perote (Pike Co.) Alabama approx. 1847. Served in CSA-Co. E, 45th
Regiment, Hardees Corps., Alabama
Infantry. Company was
organized in Union Springs, Alabama.To Texas in 1880. Lived in Grapeland, TX since 1879. Brother, R. M. Brooks, living in Crockett, TX in 1923. J. J. Brooks died 11-23-1932/car wreck. Son, Ben R. Brooks, living
in Grapeland, TX
28926 J.R.K. Rusk Born
in Green Co., GA. Lived in Rusk Co., TX (Henderson) since 1856. Served in CSA Co. H 19th, Texas Infantry. Occupation-Farmer.
31528 Jacob Warren Eastland Born
approximately 1844 in Blount County, Alabama. Served in Company
"K" 5th Mississippi Infantry for four years. Enlisted in Carolina Church, Neshoba County, Miss. Moved to Pioneer, Texas (Eastland County, Texas) approximately
1898 from Mississippi. Living there in 1915.
None James Franklin Wheeler See
Widow's Application #23986.
None James Hampton Limestone See
Widow's Application #46383. Served in Co. E, 19th Regiment, Texas Infantry. Married Mary E. 8-1-1866,
Robertson, TX. She was born in 1851, Falls Co., TX. Brother of Thomas Wade Brooks (See Appl. #34332). Died approximately 1915.
Mary died 2-5-1936 at home of
niece, Mrs. C. E. Riggs, in Corsicana, TX.
11859 James M., Sr. Colorado Born approximately 1844. Lived in Colorado County, Texas (Columbus) since 1872. Occupation - Farmed and sold brooms. Enlisted in 1861 in Company "A"
13th Texas Infantry, afterwards, Company "H" 35th Texas Cavalry, Bates Regiment. Served 4 years.
02113 James S. Hunt
12880 Jesse Sylvester Harris See
Widow's Application #33565. Married
Augusta C. 4-25-1857 in Harris County, TX.(Cedar Bayou) Served
in CSA/Texas. Jesse S. died 12-8-1916. Augusta died 3-19-1927 in home of grandson, Hugh Brooks, in
Cedar Bayou, TX.
28707 Jesse W. Rusk See Widow's Application
#45691. Born approx.
1845 in Giles Co., GA. To Texas
approx. 1854. Served in Co. B, 20th Texas Cavalry. Lived near Henderson, TX (Rusk Co.)
since approx. 1884. His youngest brother was S. H. Brooks, living in Wood
Co., TX in 1912. Occupation-Farmer. Wife, Mollie. Jesse W. Brooks died 3-21-1923 at his home near Henderson, TX.
None John Cherokee See Widow's Application
#9168. Served in CSA/Bonner's Co. C, 18th Texas Infantry. To Cherokee County, TX 1846. Married Phoebe in Cherokee
Co., 1869. He died 2-8-1902. (Son, A.N.,
lived nearby in Alto, TX.) Phoebe died 11-23-1922 near Alto, TX (Cherokee Co.) at home
of son, A. N.
07216 John Guadalupe Lived in Guadalupe Co., TX (Seguin) since approx.
1855. Served in CSA Texas Woods
Regiment. Unable to
10480 John A. Tarrant Born
5-12-1843. Served in Co. E, 26th N.
Carolina Infantry, CSA, enlisting at Cartersville, NC in 1861. To Texas 1870.
25642 John Dunn Mitchell My Great Grandfather. Born in Alabama, March 9, 1846. Farmer. Served in CSA Co. D, 12th Texas Highsmith Company, Sleets Brigade, Parsons
Regiment. His brother Robert L. served
in same Regiment. See Widow's
Application #37451. Married
Nancy Jane Mantooth 2-28-1865
in Angelina, Texas. John Dunn Brooks died 4-15-1921.
Buried in Miles, Texas, with wife. She died 10-15-1928 at home of son,
Julius Butcher Brooks in Miles, TX (Runnels Co.).
18109 John F. McLennan Born Lawrence Co., Alabama, 4-11-1842.
Served in Co. C, 9th Alabama Infantry,
CSA. To Texas in 1879. Lived in Waco.
28417 John F. Panola Born Spring Place, GA 1844. To Texas
in 1860. In Panola County, TX
(Beckville) since 1866. Served CSA 20th Texas Cavalry-Tyler, TX. Farmer. J. W. Brooks is his brother and served in
same regiment. John F. died 4-16-1930 at home of Jess in Beckville, TX.
05685 John R. Denton
16225 John Richard Panola Born in Oglethorpe Co., GA
approx. 1842. Served
in CSA Co. K, 8th Regiment/Georgia. Surrendered at Appomattox in 1865. To Texas
in 1867. In Panola County
(Beckville) since 1868. Occupation-Farmer.
47591 John T. Ellis Born Polk Co., GA 12-12-1848.
To Texas in 1853. Served in Home Guards CSA
of Capt. John Brooks, his father, in western part of Upshur Co., TX (Calloway).
Served as courier.
J. H. Brooks (lived in Joshua, TX Johnson Co., in 1930) was his brother
and served in father's company. J. T.
lived at 417 W. Main, Waxahachie, TX 4-16-1930.
Died 1-9-1939 in home of
daughter, Jodie (Italy, TX) 1-9-1939.
None Josephus D. Fort Bend See Widow's Application
#10373. Married E. 4-18-1865
in San Augustine, TX. Widow living in Rosenberg, Texas in 1903. Served in Company C, 27th
Cavalry. Mrs. E. Brooks
died 5-16-1918 at home of
daughter, Mrs. W. A. Garrett (Lula B.) at 1809 Decatur
Street, Houston, TX.
47447 Louis Pinkney Young See
Widow's Application #50445. L. P. served
in CSA/Georgia. Widow lived in Graham, TX since
1872. Widow died 5-19-49, Graham, TX at home of son,
L.W., who had lived in Graham in 1945 and was responsible for his mother.
09728 M. S. Madison Born approx.
1838. Enlisted in Walker Co, TX and
served in CSA Co. G, Texas 7th Cavalry
1861-1865. Had lived
in Madisonville, TX
(Madison Co.) for 6 months in 1903.
No wife living in 1903. Occupation-Farmer. Had lived in Walker
County, TX. (Pension
Application witnessed in 1903 by a S. Y. Brooks, relationship unknown.)
16828 Malcom Buie Upshur See Widow's Application #20314
None Pleasant Runnels See Widow's
Application #31274. P. H. lived in
Weekly Co., TN as
Hampton boy. Married N. I. in Weekly Co., Tenn. 1-22-1857.
Served in CSA 12th Kentucky Cavalry. Widow had been in Miles, Texas since
1895. P. H. died 10-26-1905.
11013 R. L. Kinney My Great Grandfather's
Brother. Robert L. Brooks
was born in Alabama 10-16-1841.
Occupation-Farmer. Served four years in CSA Co. D, 12th Texas Highsmith Company, Sleets Brigade, Parsons
Regiment. Living in Bastrop County, Texas when enlisted. His brother John Dunn Brooks (my great
grandfather) served in same Regiment. Married Catherine A. Houston in Bastrop County, Texas 2-3-1864.
None Richard Preston Grimes See
Widow's Application #38149. Brother of
R. L., Calvin Herlock & Thomas
Jefferson Brooks. Lived
in Bedias (Grimes County, TX) since 1865. Served in CSA Wilkes Calvary 24th Regiment. First wife,
Sallie Hubbard, died in 1873. Married 10-13-1875 in Walker Co.,
TX to Sallie O. who was his second wife.
Richard Preston died 1-1-1921. Sallie O. died 7-3-1928 in Huntsville, TX (Walker Co.) at
home of first cousin, Oscar M. Henderson.
16913 Robert Logan Walker Born 10-6-1834
in Madison County,
Tenn. To Texas
approx. 1854. Brother of Calvin
Herlock, Richard Preston and Thomas Jefferson
Brooks. Baptist Minister. See Widow's Application #45571; also,
sister-in-law's application #38149 (widow of Richard Preston Brooks. Served in Company H. 20th Texas Regiment
Infantry. He died 1-20-1925 in Huntsville, TX. Mary V. married R. L. Brooks on 6-21-1906 in Walker County, TX. She was born 11-15-1865 in Harrison
County, GA and lived in
Walker County, TX since 1888. She died 3-19-1941 near Huntsville, TX. Her daughter, Mary Frankie Gaines of Huntsville, TX signed Application
for Mortuary Warrant.
30682 Robert Manuel Grayson See
Widow's Application #39822. Born Troop County, GA
in approx. 1842. Lived near old Pleasant Hill Church, Union County, Miss. Served in
Company K, 21st Mississippi Regiment. To Texas in 1874, (Denison) Grayson County. Married Sue 2-27-1884,Grayson County, TX. She was born approx. 1845 in Shelbyville, KY. She died 3-2-1937 at home of son, Nester A. Casey, in Dallas. R. M. died 2-5-1924 at the home of
his step-daughter, Mrs. L. L. Wilkinson in Denison, TX.
None Robert Write Hale See
Widow's Application # 25567. Served in CSA/Texas, Capt. F. G. Dupree Texas Cavalry. Married Amelia, 12-19-1867,
Grimes County, TX. She was born approx. 1842 in Georgia and had lived
in Texas since approx.
1845. Robert W. died 12-21-1907 in Lee Co. TX. Widow had lived in Plainview, TX in 1913. Amelia died 4-13-1924 at home of C. B. Hosea, her son-in-law, in League
City, Galveston Co., TX.
13640 Stephen H. Wood Born 1841. J. F. Brooks (Born 1844), living in Beckville, TX said he had
known him since 5 years of age in Georgia. Served in CSA Co. E. Bass
Regiment 20th Texas
Cavalry (Kaufman Co., TX) 1862-1865.
Lived in Winsboro, TX
since 1899. Minister of Gospel.
His brother, J. W. Brooks (Rusk Co., TX), was in army with him. Died 9-25-1929, Winsboro, TX.
02609 Sterling H. Leon Born
approx. 1824. First Lieutenant, CSA/Co.
F, 37th Alabama Infantry. Had resided in Britt (Leon
County, TX) since 1874. Occupation-Farmer.
None T. J. Burleson See Widow's Application
#8237. Served in
CSA/Virginia. Married H. P. 3-9-1860, Logan Co., Kentucky. T. J. died in 1888. Widow living in Brownsville, TX since 1899.
None Thomas Jefferson Grimes See Widow's
Application #49660. Brother of Richard
Preston, R. L. and Calvin Herlock Brooks. Living in Prarie
Plains (Grimes Co., TX) when enlisted in 21st Texas Cavalry. Married Julia V. in Grimes County, 5-24-1888. No children, only
foster daughter they never adopted. Niece, Mrs. W. T. (Eunice) Fisher, Cedar Bayou, TX. T. J. died 12-11-1923 in Grimes County, TX. Julia died 7-5-1949 at her home in Bedias, TX.
34332 Thomas Wade Limestone See
Widow's Application #45788. Born Catahoula
Parish, LA in 1846. To Texas in 1848. Served in CSA/Co. E, 19th Texas Infantry. Occupation-Farmer. Lived in Thornton, TX (Limestone Co.)
since 1890. Married Sarah Ann 1-13-1890 in Limestone
Co., TX. She was born 11-20-1865 in Franklin Co., GA and had lived in Texas since
1867. T. W. died 8-11-1922 in Limestone
County, TX. Sarah Ann died 10-13-1944 at home of her son, W. A. Brooks, in Thornton, TX.
None Thomas Wheeler Wood See
Widow's Application #29070. Served in CSA 5th Regiment (Claiborn Parish, LA). Married Feb. 1886 in Claiborn Parish, LA. Came to Mineola, TX in 1893. His wife, Victoria, grew-up with him in
Stewart Co., GA. She came to Texas approx.
1893. T. W. died 6-25-1906 in Wood County, TX. Victoria died 2-16-1918 at her home in Mineola, TX. Son, Virgil V.
Brooks, lived in Mineola at time of her death.
None Tom Hill See Widow's
20559 W. G. Brook Shelby Born in Oglethorpe
County, Georgia, approx.
1837. In Texas since 1851. In Shelby County, Texas since 1870. Served in Company K, 2nd Texas Infantry. Occupation-Farmer. Last name appears to be Brook not Brooks.
14774 W. W. Burnet Born approximately
1838. Moved to Burnet County, Texas approximately
1853. Served in
Company "D", 3rd Texas Cavalry,
Brazoria Brigade. Enlisted March, 1863 in Burnet County, Texas. Occupation-Lumberyard
1908, at time of pension application, blind in both eyes.
08518 W. W. Williamson Per Texas State Archives, application
26552 Walter Green Cherokee Born Pike Co., Alabama, approx.
1845. Apparently lived
in Perote, AL
(Bullock Co.) as boy. Served in Co. G, 1st Alabama Infantry, CSA
1862-1865. To Texas in 1889. To Jacksonville, TX (Cherokee Co.)
approx. 1902. Occupation-Farmer. Died 4-22-1925
at his home in Jacksonville, TX. Son, J. D. Brooks, also lived in Jacksonville, TX at time of
None William Falls See Widow's Application
#5863. Lived in Texas most of his
life. Married Annie E.
in Freestone Co., TX. When he
enlisted in service (CSA Co. D, 10th Texas Regiment, 1862-1865), wife (Annie
E.) went to Alabama with
brother-in-law. She and William returned
to Texas in 1878. His
health was bad and they traveled in East Texas and Louisiana until February,
1882 when they moved back to Texas. Moved to Marlin, TX in
1882. He died 12-3-1890.
None William Calvin Wichita See Widow's Application
44067 William Corsey Howard Born
Elmo Co., Alabama (formerly Tallapoosa County) in 1848. Served in Co. A, 63rd Alabama Regiment,
CSA. To Texas in 1888 and Big
Springs, TX in 1904. Died 2-7-1945 and was buried in the New City Cemetery, Big Springs, TX.
13812 William Haley Freestone See
Widow's Application #32852. Born approx. 1833. Married Julia Helen 11-5-1854
in Walker County,
TX. She was born approx. 1832 in Troy, Mississippi and had resided
in Texas since approx.
1840. William H. Brooks enlisted in
Texas Co. G 20th Texas Infantry, CSA in 1862/Waverly, TX as sergeant. In 1862 lived in Walker County, between Huntsville and
Waverly. Died 4-23-1916.
None William Henry Tom Green See Widow's
Application #43189. Served in 6th Texas Cavalry
(Dallas), CSA. Married 11-14-1861 in Collin County, TX. Wife was born
approx. 1844. William Henry Brooks died 6-22-1914. Son, George, living 12
miles north of San Angelo, TX
(Tom Green Co.) at time of his mother's death, where she died on 8-2-1937.
WIDOW'S TEXAS CONFEDERATE
05863 Mrs. Annie E. Falls Husband-Wiliam
25567 Mrs. Amelia Hale Husband-Robert Write
33565 Mrs. Augusta C. Harris Husband-Jesse
47381 Mrs. C. C. Hidalgo Husband-Jacob Warren (P-31528)
39079 Mrs. Carroll Henderson Husband-Carroll Nathaniel (P-25617)
50764 Mrs. Dora Hill Husband-Tom
10373 Mrs. E. Fort Bend Husband-Josephus D.
51997 Mrs. Emma Howard Husband-William Corsey (P-44067)
33858 Mrs. Fannie Navarro Husband-Charley W. (P-15122)
08237 Mrs. H. P. Burleson Husband-T.J.
25737 Mrs. Helena Hays Husband-Allen Turner
23986 Mrs. Jennie B. Wheeler Husband-James
32852 Mrs. Julia Helen Freestone Husband-William Haley (P-13812)
49660 Mrs. Julia Grimes Husband-Thomas Jefferson
50445 Mrs. Louis Young Husband-Louis Pinkney (P-47447)
33465 Mrs. Latitia Bastrop Husband-Calvin Herlock
46066 Mrs. Louise F. Wood Husband-Stephen
47773 Mrs. Martha F. McLennan Husband-DeWitt
36092 Mrs. Mary Brown Husband-Henderson (P-30906)
46383 Mrs. Mary E. Limestone Husband-James Hampton
45691 Mrs. Mollie Rusk Husband-Jessie Watson
20314 Mrs. N. A. Upshur Husband-Malcom
31274 Mrs. N. I. Runnels Husband-Pleasant
37451 Mrs. N. J. Parker Husband-John Dunn
(P-25642)-My Great Grandfather
36712 Mrs. N. J. Parker Husband-John Dunn
(P-25642)-My Great Grandfather
45571 Mrs. R. L. Walker Husband-Robert Logan
42463 Mrs. Rachel Wichita Husband-William Calvin
38149 Mrs. Sallie O. Grimes Husband-Richard
45788 Mrs. Sarah Ann Limestone Husband-Thomas
00348 Mrs. Sarah P. Bexar Husband
- D. J.
39822 Mrs. Sue Grayson Husband-Robert Manuel (P-30682)
36564 Mrs. T. A. Eastland Husband-George Washington (P-31834)
29070 Mrs. Victoria Wood Husband-Thomas
43189 Mrs. William Tom
Green Husband-William Henry
17610 Nancy White El Paso Husband-Belvidere
09168 Phoebe Cherokee Husband-John
The foregoing information was compiled based on a review of copies of
the Texas Confederate Pension Applications March
1, 1992 by Jerry L. Brooks.
Jerry L. Brooks