About Us

The San Jacinto Descendants was founded in 1965 by a group of lineal descendants of the heroes who fought at the Battle of San Jacinto under General Sam Houston on April 21, 1836 as well as those who were in the baggage train at Harrisburg, handing out supplies and tending the wounded.

Our Mission

  • Fostering the preservation of documents and relics
  • Fostering a more comprehensive knowledge of Texas history in schools and public bodies
  • Locating lost graves of the San Jacinto heroes
  • Promoting the observance of San Jacinto Day, April
Whether you are a member, interested in membership in the San Jacinto Descendants, or are just interested in learning more about the Battle of San Jacinto, please feel free to visit this web page often.