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Collin McKinney was born in New Jersey in 1766. He was a surveyor who came to Texas in 1831. After serving at the Convention of 1836, McKinney was a representative to the Texas Congress from 1836-1840.

Collin McKinney was born in New Jersey in 1766. He was a surveyor who came to Texas in 1831. After serving at the Convention of 1836, McKinney was a representative to the Texas Congress from 1836-1840.

George Childress was born in Tennessee in 1804. He came to Texas in December 1835 and is believed to be the author of the Texas Declaration of Independence. After three failed attempts at establishing a law practice, he committed suicide in 1841.  Courtesy of The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

George Childress was born in Tennessee in 1804. He came to Texas in December 1835 and is believed to be the author of the Texas Declaration of Independence. After three failed attempts at establishing a law practice, he committed suicide in 1841. Courtesy of The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

John Bunton was born in Tennessee in 1807. He came to Texas in 1835 and served as First Sergeant of the Mina Volunteers. Bunton also served in John York's Company in the siege and capture of Bexar and, again, with the Mina Volunteers at the Battle of San Jacinto. He was a representative from Bastrop County in the Texas Congress from 1836-1837 and for Austin County in 1838.

John Bunton was born in Tennessee in 1807. He came to Texas in 1835 and served as First Sergeant of the Mina Volunteers. Bunton also served in John York's Company in the siege and capture of Bexar and, again, with the Mina Volunteers at the Battle of San Jacinto. He was a representative from Bastrop County in the Texas Congress from 1836-1837 and for Austin County in 1838.

James Swisher was born in 1794 and came to Texas in 1833. He served in the Texas Army from 1835-1836.

James Swisher was born in 1794 and came to Texas in 1833. He served in the Texas Army from 1835-1836.

Andrew Briscoe was born in Mississippi in 1810. He arrived in Texas in 1833 and was a merchant. During the Texas Revolution he served as Captain of the Liberty Volunteers at the Battle for Concepcion and in the siege and capture of Bexar. He also was Captain of Co. A, Infantry Regulars, at the Battle of San Jacinto.

Andrew Briscoe was born in Mississippi in 1810. He arrived in Texas in 1833 and was a merchant. During the Texas Revolution he served as Captain of the Liberty Volunteers at the Battle for Concepcion and in the siege and capture of Bexar. He also was Captain of Co. A, Infantry Regulars, at the Battle of San Jacinto.

Charles Bellinger Stewart was born in South Carolina in 1806 and came to Texas in 1830. He opened a drugstore in Brazoria and later was active in the Consultation of 1835. While serving at the Convention of 1836, he married Julia Sheppard of Washington. Later, he served as a delegate to the Convention of 1845 and as a Representative to the Texas Legislature.

Charles Bellinger Stewart was born in South Carolina in 1806 and came to Texas in 1830. He opened a drugstore in Brazoria and later was active in the Consultation of 1835. While serving at the Convention of 1836, he married Julia Sheppard of Washington. Later, he served as a delegate to the Convention of 1845 and as a Representative to the Texas Legislature.

Jesse Grimes was born in North Carolina in 1788. He was a stockraiser who came to Texas in 1827. He served as a representative to the Consultation of 1835 and served serveral years in the Texas Senate.

Jesse Grimes was born in North Carolina in 1788. He was a stockraiser who came to Texas in 1827. He served as a representative to the Consultation of 1835 and served serveral years in the Texas Senate.

Richard Ellis, representing Pecan Point and Vicinity					Birthplace: Virginia, 1781			Occupation: Lawyer		Age in 1836: 54 years old			Arrive...

Richard Ellis, representing Pecan Point and Vicinity Birthplace: Virginia, 1781 Occupation: Lawyer Age in 1836: 54 years old Arrive...

Augustine Blackburn Hardin was born in Georgia in 1797. He came to Texas in 1825 and helped quell the Fredonian Rebellion in 1827. He also served as a representative to the Consultation of 1835.

Augustine Blackburn Hardin was born in Georgia in 1797. He came to Texas in 1825 and helped quell the Fredonian Rebellion in 1827. He also served as a representative to the Consultation of 1835.

Stephen William Blount was born in Georgia in 1808. He arrived in Texas in August 1835 and settled in St. Augustine where he served as the first county clerk and later as postmaster from 1846-1849. Following the Convention, he went to San Jacinto, arriving April 22, the day after the battle.

Stephen William Blount was born in Georgia in 1808. He arrived in Texas in August 1835 and settled in St. Augustine where he served as the first county clerk and later as postmaster from 1846-1849. Following the Convention, he went to San Jacinto, arriving April 22, the day after the battle.

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