Summary

One of three men who captured Mexican General Santa Anna in The Battle of San Jacinto on Apr 22, 1836.

Conflict Period:
Mexican-American War 1
Branch:
Militia 1
Rank:
Private 1
Birth:
07 Dec 1819 1
Montgomery, Alabama 1
Death:
15 Oct 1902 1
San Saba, Texas 1
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Birth:
07 Dec 1819 1
Montgomery, Alabama 1
Male 1
Death:
15 Oct 1902 1
San Saba, Texas 1
Burial:
Burial Place: San Saba City Cemetery 1
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Birth:
Mother: Martha Hill 1
Father: Levi Bostick 1
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Mexican-American War 1

Branch:
Militia 1
Rank:
Private 1
Service Start Date:
1836 1
Service End Date:
1836 1
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Occupation:
raced horses, hotel owner, and farmer 1

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Life in Columbus Texas

Columbus, Texas

Sion married his first wife Susan Townsend and they had seven children James, Susan Amanda, Martha, Lavinia, Volney, Hannah, and Joshua Fredrick.  Sion and Susan started having problems due to his temper and always wanted to go off and fight in the different conflicts.  In 1855, Susan ran off and eloped.  Sion went to court and filed for a divorce.  After three court cases and a year later the divorce was granted in Ft. Bend, Texas in 1856.

In 1858, Sion married his second wife Mary Indiana Rhodes and they had three children Byron, Edward, and Hicks.  Hicks was the only child to reach adulthood.  

From 1858 to 1860, Sion raced horses.  He had a mare named Bero who won many races.  His wife Mary grew vegetables and fruit and entered the items at the local fairs.  

Life in San Saba

San Saba, Texas

Sion and his family moved to San Saba after the 1870 census was taken.  They were living there in 1880.  

In 1884, Sion owned and ran the Monterey Hotel on Wallace Street.  During this time his youngest on Hicks owned a millner shop in town.  

He sold the Hotel by 1892 and it was renamed the Gaddy Hotel and later the San Saba House.  In 1925 the hotel was torn down to make way for a filling station.

After he retired he moved to the outskirts of town and began farming the land. 

He was a member of the San Jacinto Veterans and they held annual meetings in various Texas cities from the mid 1880's until the last members past away in the early 1900's.  Sion attended every meeting until he died in 1902.

 

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