Mexican American War Veterans
Navarro County, Texas


War Index




Alexander Beaton

Volunteered as a Private in Comapny K of the Third Regiment.  Honorably discharged in 1848.  Biography

Isaac Newton  Brown Biography
John W. ”Sacks” Burney Obituary; Zion’s Rest cemetery

Joseph Alvey Clayton

Saw action at the battle of Chapultepec - Biography

Burdine Farmer Served in the Mexican American War;
Mustered in 1846 - Biography & Obituary
William W. Frost Obituary
Moses Hughes Biography and Discharge papers
Sgt Thomas Lamb (military placque marker is placed in Cade but he is buried in Lamb cemetery, Freestone Co, Tx. )
Dr. D. B. McKie  
Jonathan Melton, Jr. Old Melton Cemetery
Jonathan Melton Jr. NO MONUMENT born 1814 Clark Co, Georgia. Died march 16, 1874 Dresden, Navarro County, Tx. Married Mary Jane (Skiles) Oct. 2, 1851. Mary Jane is buried at Fairview Cemetery Hubbard. Jonathan served: Mexian War, Co. C. Tx. Mounted volunteers-Bugler received Disability Discharge May 7, 1847 buried in Old Melton Cemetery Blooming Grove, Tx. (description 5’10” dark hair- blue eyes- light complexion-
This was from Mexican War pension papers of his widow.
Info from Donna (Richardson) Hollingsworth, descendent of Jonathan Melton

Charles D. Rankin


Garbiel Hardaman Rasco Served in the Mexican War, 1846-1848, as indicated in "Texas Veterans in the Mexican War-Muster Rolls of Texas Military Units" complied by Charled D. Spurlin and held in The Texas State Archives. Pension Application #C20589 also filed. Also Served in the Civil War.
[Info from Barbara A. Spencer Shore - Feb 21, 1998]
(more info...  )
Emmett L. Wilkerson Obituary; Oakwood Cemetery; also WWI

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