WHITESIDES, HENRY (?–?). Henry Whitesides, pioneer settler, son of Jonathan Whitesides and nephew of James Whitesides, was paired with his brother, Boland Whitesides, as one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred families. The brothers received title to a league of land in present Brazos and Grimes counties on August 10, 1824, but their deed should also have contained the name of Jack C. Davis, and some difficulty over the title arose in 1825, when Henry Whitesides sold his land to William T. Millican. Whitesides's character certificate, made out at San Augustine, stated that he was a native of Kentucky, that he came to Texas in 1824, and that, in August 1835, he had a wife and two children.
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