|Death: ||Mar. 28, 1838|
David Jones fought for Texas Independence from Mexico and as a member of Captain Samuel O. Pettus' company, was marched out to be shot on March 27, 1836 at La Bahia but managed to escape. He was later detailed to guard the baggage at Harrisburg during the Battle of San Jacinto , but it is recorded that somehow he ended up in the battle.
Mr. Jones and John C. C. Quick were legally hanged at Houston Wednesday, March 28, 1838 for the murder of M. W. Brigham and Mandred Wood. "A citizen" who witnessed the execution stated in an article written by him and published in the Telegraph and Texas Register, March 31, 1838 that Mr. Jones had participated in the battle of San Jacinto.
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Hung by the neck until dead, and buried under the tree one mile south of Houston, Republic of Texas
Created by: Robert "Scott" Patrick
Record added: Feb 08, 2011
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