Henry Warnell was born 1812 in Arkansas. Henry has been described as a small young man he would have been ideal as a jockey and hunter for an occupation. Physical description: small, weight ~118 pounds, red hair, freckles, and chewed tobacco. 
He married Miss Ludie Ragsdale in Arkansas, 1830-1831. A son, John Warnell was born Nov., 1834. His wife died in childbirth. The bereft Henry Warnell emigrated to Texas and left the son with friends. Texas census shws Henry in San Antonio, Texas. .
By Jan., 1835 Henry settled in Bastrop and filed for land grant as a single man as his wife had died. He worked for Edward Burleson while living with him. 
Henry enlisted in the military in time to serve in the siege of Bexar (Oct.- Dec., 1835)  Early in 1836 Henry was assigned to Capt William R Carey's artillery company and stationed in the Alamo garrison. The Mexican army arrived and began the siege of the Alamo.
Henry may have escaped, then died of wounds in June, 1836 in Port Lavaca. Alamo defenders were all killed in the Battle of the Alamo, except for one, Louis Rose who the references say left the day before March 6, 1836.
Note:The Republic of Texas assigned Edward Burleson as administrator, (the man Henry Warnell had lived with) of Henry Warnell's estate for son, John.
Examples of Bounty awarded to heirs:
1) The Heir of Henry Warnell was awarded:
2) Republic of Texas awarded John, the son two-thirds league and one labor of land, plus a donation grant of 640 acres. 
3) The heir of Henry Warnell received
This is the GLO search list: link http://www.glo.texas.gov/history/archives/land-grants/index.cfm
4) GLO Travis bounty:http://www.glo.texas.gov/history/archives/land-grants/LandGrantsWorklist.cfm
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