Moses Baine

Birth
Death
28 May 1864 (aged 63–64)
Burial
Brenham, Washington County, Texas, USA
Plot
Section 3, Range 1
Memorial ID
27742402 View Source

Aged 64 years

Member of the Republic of Texas Army

Veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto

Moses Baine was born in Hamiltonsbawn, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland in 1800. After a series of bad crops, he decided to leave his parents, George and Sarah Baine, and head to the United States. He arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1827. He taught school there, and in Feb. 1830 married a girl of Irish descent, Cecelia Inglesby. Sailed to New Orleans, April 1, 1830, then by water to Brazoria, Texas. Landed there April 6, 1830. Continued to San Felipe de Austin, where he taught school until September 1832. May 9, 1831, he received a league of land in Austin's Colony on the east side of the Brazos River. Baine moved to Washington County in 1837. Mr Baine was issued Bounty Certificate (first class headright certificate) #8096 for 320 acres of land March 18, 1838 for having served in the Army from March 5 to June 5, 1836. (this was in the Battle of San Jacinto). Later he served in Company A, First Regiment (Captain Phillip H. Coe) of the Somerville expedition to the Rio Grande, October 17, 1842 to January 17, 1843. He was one of the organizers of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Brenham. He died May 28, 1864, two and one-half miles west of Brenham. (His son William died in the Battle of New Hope Church in Georgia that same day). Mrs. Baine died October 16, 1876. Moses and his wife had 9 children who survived infancy, and many descendants in Texas and the West.

He is buried in the Prairie Lee Cemetery in Brenham, Texas. There is a Texas State Historical marker on his grave. He was also placed on the Honor Roll of Battle Heroes on the San Jacinto Battleground.

Bio provided by Robert "Scott" Patrick


Aged 64 years

Member of the Republic of Texas Army

Veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto

Moses Baine was born in Hamiltonsbawn, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland in 1800. After a series of bad crops, he decided to leave his parents, George and Sarah Baine, and head to the United States. He arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1827. He taught school there, and in Feb. 1830 married a girl of Irish descent, Cecelia Inglesby. Sailed to New Orleans, April 1, 1830, then by water to Brazoria, Texas. Landed there April 6, 1830. Continued to San Felipe de Austin, where he taught school until September 1832. May 9, 1831, he received a league of land in Austin's Colony on the east side of the Brazos River. Baine moved to Washington County in 1837. Mr Baine was issued Bounty Certificate (first class headright certificate) #8096 for 320 acres of land March 18, 1838 for having served in the Army from March 5 to June 5, 1836. (this was in the Battle of San Jacinto). Later he served in Company A, First Regiment (Captain Phillip H. Coe) of the Somerville expedition to the Rio Grande, October 17, 1842 to January 17, 1843. He was one of the organizers of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Brenham. He died May 28, 1864, two and one-half miles west of Brenham. (His son William died in the Battle of New Hope Church in Georgia that same day). Mrs. Baine died October 16, 1876. Moses and his wife had 9 children who survived infancy, and many descendants in Texas and the West.

He is buried in the Prairie Lee Cemetery in Brenham, Texas. There is a Texas State Historical marker on his grave. He was also placed on the Honor Roll of Battle Heroes on the San Jacinto Battleground.

Bio provided by Robert "Scott" Patrick