|Birth: ||Aug. 11, 1801|
South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 20, 1879|
James was the son of Benjamin Bourland and Agnes Nancy McElroy. James served Texas first leading a group of volunteers protecting settlers against attacking Indians along the border of Texas. Second during the Civil War, he commanded the 3rd Brigade against the Indians in protecting settlers. He ended his miltiary carerr as Lt. Col.
James married twice. First to Catherine Wells in 1822 in South Carolina and in 1854 to Nancy Salina Barnett.
Benjamin Bourland (1779 - 1851)
Nancy Salina Barnett Bourland (1827 - 1879)
Hannah Ann Bourland Manion (1824 - 1859)*
Created by: Debbie
Record added: Dec 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45447914
He is documented as a member of the Republic of Texas Northeast Texas Militia that fought the battle of Village Creek in present day Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas on 24 May 1841. Due to this battle, the Indian threat on settlers in North Texas was redu...(Read more)|
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Sir, It is a honor to play you in an up coming movie. I believe you were a Just and good Soldier to Texas and the Confederacy. Sleep well Sir...|
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