JOSE MARIA AROCHA was born in Texas, but the date is unknown. He was married to Jesusa Arrean who was born in San Antonio and died there in 1853. They had two daughters, Gertrudes and Rita Arocha. Jose was just one of many Hispanic Tejano Patriots that fought for independence from the Mexican Republic.
Jose Arocha was attached to the command of Captain Juan Seguin, and participated in the Battles at Bexar and San Jacinto . In 1838, Jose along with another San Jacinto Veteran, Pedro Herrera were killed in an Indian attack. They were members of Captain Manuel Flores' Company on expedition between Calvillos Rancho and San Antonio. History does not reveal the exact location of there death and if or where they were buried.
Created by: Robert "Scott" Patrick
Record added: Apr 05, 2009
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