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MOCK, WILLIAM N. (1806–1841). William N. Mock, soldier, was born in Alabama in 1806 and moved to Texas in January 1835 with his wife, Ann, and their two children. During the Texas Revolution he served as a private in Capt. Moseley Baker's Company D of Col. Edward Burleson's First Regiment, Texas Volunteers, and fought at the battle of San Jacinto. On June 30, 1836, he reenlisted for three months in Washington County. After the war he moved to Houston, where he lived until 1838, when he moved to Walker County. Mock died there in 1841.


Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Muster Rolls of the Texas Revolution (Austin, 1986). Sam Houston Dixon and Louis Wiltz Kemp, The Heroes of San Jacinto (Houston: Anson Jones, 1932). Telegraph and Texas Register, December 17, 1836. Amelia W. Williams and Eugene C. Barker, eds., The Writings of Sam Houston, 1813–1863 (8 vols., Austin: University of Texas Press, 1938–43; rpt., Austin and New York: Pemberton Press, 1970).

Thomas W. Cutrer


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Thomas W. Cutrer, "MOCK, WILLIAM N.," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed August 04, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.