MILAM, JAMES (1792–?). James Milam, the son of Moses and Elizabeth (Boyd) Milam and the youngest brother of Benjamin Rush Milam, was born on March 10, 1792, probably at Frankfort, Kentucky. He tried to assist his brother in his unsuccessful attempt to settle the Milam colony between the Colorado and Guadalupe rivers in 1826. According to some sources he served in the army during the Texas Revolution. In 1851 he visited Texas and petitioned the legislature for grants of land due him as his brother's heir.
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