The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 61, July 1957 - April, 1958 Page: 523
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Notes and Documents
piled from Land Office records. This list is not so complete as the
Davenport one for the reason that not all of the heirs of those who
fell with Colonel Fannin applied for and received land grants.
Nevertheless, the new roll made from Land Office records contains
the names of eleven men who are not included in the Texas
Almanac list nor the Davenport list. The names of these men
are as follows: Joseph S. A. Acklin, Green B. Buchanan, James
Caruthers, Thomas H. Conley, John Huff, Andrew J. Miller, G. S.
Park, T. C. Powell, James M. Robinson, G. D. Spotswood, and
William W. Yearly. Six men that are included in the Almanac
list but who were omitted from the Davenport list are shown
by the Land Office documents to have been members of Fannin's
command. This report has ten other names which, either in the
spelling of the surnames or in the given names or initials, differ
from the names on the Almanac and Davenport lists only slightly
and quite likely are variants of the names carried on the two
Besides the General Land Office (hereafter cited as GLO)
Bounty and Donation Files, the GLO Muster Roll and certain
Court of Claims records, all of which are in the Land Office,
were used for this study. As stated above, this list of Fannin's
men is by no means intended to be a complete roster, but is
offered as a contribution and as an addition to the extensive re-
search which has already been done on the subject.
Here follows, in annotated form, the additions and variations
to the two other lists. Land Office sources are cited for each
AARONS, ALLISON-Davenport has "Ames, Allison": In the Texas
Almanac this name is given as "Arms, Allison"; therein he is
carried as a member of Captain Uriah J. Bullock's Company. In
the GLO Muster Roll, on page 6, the name is listed as "Aarons,
Allison." In GLO File Milam Donation No. 773 is donation cer-
tificate No. 335 issued to the heirs of Allison Aarons on June 17,
1851. In GLO File Fannin Bounty No. 432 is bounty warrant
No. 871 for i920 acres issued to the heirs of Allison Aarons for
"his having fallen with Fannin."
ACKLIN, JOSEPH S. A.-This name does not appear on the Al-
manac or Davenport lists. In GLO File Liberty Donation No. 211
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