CURTIS, HINTON (?–1846). Hinton Curtis, soldier, farmer, and member of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred, received title to a league of land now in Matagorda County on August 10, 1824. In 1826 he was listed as a farmer and stock raiser between the ages of twenty-five and forty and married to Sarah A. Curtis; he owned one slave. In October 1829 he was named administrator of the estate of James F. Tong. He served in Capt. John Austinqv's company at the battle of Velasco in 1832 and at the battle of San Jacinto as a private in Capt. William H. Patton's Fourth Company-the so-called "Columbia Company"-of Col. Sidney Sherman's Second Regiment, Texas Volunteers. Curtis died at Matagorda on December 28, 1846. He had no children. James B. Hawkins was named administrator of his estate.
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