Isaac White

Isaac White (abt. 1800 - 1836)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Sgt Isaac White [uncertain]
Born about in Kentucky, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in The Alamo, San Antonio, Bexar, Texasmap
Profile last modified | Created 5 Apr 2015
This page has been accessed 689 times.
Texas state flag
Isaac White is a part of Texas history.
Join: Texas Project
Discuss: texas


Birth: Isaac White was born in Kentucky.[1] He was born about 1800 (estimated based upon being married, with tenure in the military to be a sergeant and based upon the ages of the other Defenders of the Alamo.

Born / lived in Kentucky. [1] [2]
Isaac emigrated to Texas by 1835.[3]
Child: one daughter, married Mr. Black in 1877, and moved to Decatur, Texas.[4][2] [3]
Land: farmer from Brazoria colony. [1]. [3]
Service: Alamo garrison - 1836 as Sergeant, served as rifleman lm Alamo.[5] [4]

Isaac White, Sergeant of Alamo garrison was killed March 6, 1836 in the Battle of the Alamo. A memorial is in the San Fernando Cathedral.[6][4][2] [3]

Bexar Bty 1920A, Fannin donation 640Acres, GLO.

Note1: Even with Sgt Isaac White (almost a ghost), the adjutant general and commissioner of lands( GLO) interviewed all, determined he was indeed a real person, and awarded bounties...

Note 2: In its extensive interviews with family, people who were acquainted with the Defenders who fell in the Alamo with Travis, the Republic of Texas Adjutant General found proof to justify awarding Bexar land bounty of 1920 Acres and Fannin bounty Donation of 640 acres in Jack County. File on Isaac White. [7] [8][9]. documentaion for Bounty


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Bill Groneman, "WHITE, ISAAC," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed April 03, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2
  5. The Alamo heroes and their Revolutionary ancestors:bicentennial project, Alamo..., Alamo DÁR Chapter O'Shavano DAR Chapter San Antonio de Bexar DAR, (
  6. "Find A Grave Index," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 5 April 2015), Isaac White, 1836; Burial, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States of America, The Alamo; citing record ID 8665903, Find a Grave,
  7. GLO Land Bounty, Grants
  8. Index to Bounties by Name
  9. Abstract of valid land claims: compiled from the records of the General Land ..., By John Burlage, John Brian Hollingsworth, Texas. General Land Office, Texas. Court of Claims

See Also:

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Sponsored Search by

No known carriers of Isaac's ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA have taken yDNA or mtDNA tests and no close relatives have taken a 23andMe, AncestryDNA, or Family Tree DNA "Family Finder" test.

Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Images: 1
Isaac White Image 1
Isaac White Image 1

  • Login to edit this profile.
  • Private Messages: Contact the Profile Managers privately: Mary Richardson and Texas Project WikiTree. (Best when privacy is an issue.)
  • Public Comments: Login to post. (Best for messages specifically directed to those editing this profile. Limit 20 per day.)
  • Public Q&A: These will appear above and in the Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum. (Best for anything directed to the wider genealogy community.)