|Birth: ||1731, France|
|Death: ||Apr. 4, 1834|
De la Baume served under Visconte de Bonneville during the American Revolution. He arrived in Texas around 1800 and settled near current day San Antonio.
Partial Transcription of his rejected pension application R.2856:
"...he came over from France during the Revolutionary war of the British Colonies under the command of Gen. the marquis de la Fayette as a Captain and that he commanded a company during the war of the Revolution and that he was present [?] and commanded his company in all the battles where La Fayette was present and at the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at York Town,-- that he then obtained leave of absence from the Amer. to visit [llegible], and during his stay there the Rev. [??]tion broke out in France which prevented his Return to his native country. He reside [?] in Louisiana until 1800 when he removed to his present residence, which is thirty two years since when the Revolution broke out at this place he was possessed of seven thousand Doubloons, and twenty-five thousand dollars in silver and large quantities of valuable estate which was taken by the Royalists..."
See "La Baume of Bexar" by Michael Weil:
See also the Texas SAR site:
Created by: Mary Harrell-Sesniak
Record added: Nov 07, 2011
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