Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Burlesons in:
 • Rogers Hill Cemetery
 • Travis County
 • Texas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Advertisement
Aaron B Burleson
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Oct. 10, 1815, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1885
Texas, USA

AARON BURLESON was born in Tennessee, October 10, 1815, the son of James Burleson. Later, Aaron was one of the valiant men who fought for Texas Independence at the Battle of San Jacinto. In the Headright Certificate issued to him January 22, 1838 for one-third of a league of land by the Bastrop County Board it is stated that he came to Texas in 1831.
Mr. Burleson was a member of Captain Jesse Billingsley's Mina (Bastrop) Volunteers at San Jacinto and on May 25, 1838, he was issued Donation Certificate No. 63 for 640 acres of land. This property was in payment for his participation in the battle. In addition, he was issued Bounty Certificate No. 4400 for 640 acres of land for serving in the Army from February 28 to November 1, 1836. In Comptroller's Military Service Record No. 8316 it is certified that he served in Captain Billingsley's Company from February 28 to June 1, 1836 when he was discharged at Mina. Mr. Burleson then enlisted in Captain John J. McGehee's Company of Rangers June 1, and served until December 27, 1836.
Mr. Burleson returned to Tennessee to marry Minerva J. Seaton. Returning to Texas they settled at the mouth of Walnut Creek in what is now Travis County. There Mrs. Burleson died in 1855.
On May 15, 1856 Mr. Burleson was married to Jane Tannehill, daughter of J. C. and Jane (Richardson) Tannehill who came to Texas from Tennessee in 1829. Mr. Burleson died at Govalle, two miles from Austin, January 13, 1885, while a member of the Texas Veterans Association. Mrs. Burleson, born March 6, 1833, died April 18, 1898. Mr. and Mrs. Burleson are buried in marked graves in the Rogers Cemetery in Travis County.

credit for this bio goes to PatricksRepublic@earthlink.net

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James B. Burleson (1775 - 1836)
 
 Spouses:
  Minerva Seaton Burleson (1820 - 1855)*
  Jane Celia Tannehill Burleson (1833 - 1898)*
 
 Children:
  Jefferson Warren Burleson (1841 - 1908)*
  John T Burleson (1845 - 1863)*
  Nancy "Nannie" Burleson Taylor (1847 - 1920)*
  Mary Elizabeth Burleson Fonvill (1847 - 1879)*
  Vollie Owen Burleson Taylor (1854 - 1933)*
  Edward Aaron Burleson (1857 - 1924)*
  Lillie Burleson Matthews (1861 - 1893)*
  Jane Burleson Deats (1863 - 1944)*
  Rufus Clarence Burleson (1865 - 1945)*
  Libbie Burleson Matthews (1869 - 1941)*
  Tinnie Burleson Hill (1872 - 1958)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Jane Burleson Thrasher (1795 - 1874)*
  Edward Burleson (1798 - 1851)*
  Joseph Burleson (1800 - 1877)*
  Nancy Burleson Rogers (1802 - 1860)*
  Rachel Burleson Rogers (1803 - 1873)*
  John Shipman Burleson (1806 - 1874)*
  Jonathan R Burleson (1811 - 1879)*
  Aaron B Burleson (1815 - 1885)
  Elizabeth Burleson Brooks (1835 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rogers Hill Cemetery
Travis County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: SnL Roots
Record added: Mar 31, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10709411
Aaron B Burleson
Added by: postitnote
 
Aaron B Burleson
Added by: postitnote
 
Aaron B Burleson
Added by: postitnote
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- B. W. Anderson
 Added: Mar. 11, 2012

- Mary Hubbard Miller
 Added: Oct. 20, 2014
Flowers for a distant cousin
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 12, 2014
There are 11 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service