Historical records matching Moses William Oldham
About Moses William Oldham
Veteran of the Battle of New Orleans, and twice enlisted during the War of 1812. (9/24/1813 - 12/10/1813 and 9/28/1814 - 5/2/1815). Came to Texas ca. 1838-1840 (after living in TN and MO), and was granted a third class grant in 1844 (September 2) for 640 acres in McLennan County, Abstract #431. Also owned land in Hood County (Thorpe Springs area - the Thorpes are related by marriage) and Johnson County - both of these were apparently sold prior to his death.
The land grant in 1844 entitles all female descendents to membership in Daughters of the Republic of Texas.