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Peter Underhay Pridham

Texas Historical Marker - Peter Underhay Pridham

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1812-July 3, 1853
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Born on the Isle of Guernsey, Great Britain; moved to London at an early age. After marriage,he emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1832. Came to Texas in 1834, and settled on the San Jacinto River. Joined the Texas volunteers and fought in Battle of San Jacinto, April 21, 1836. After death of wife, moved to Victoria in 1839; fought in Battle of Plum Creek in 1840; married Matilda Roberts in 1841; and was tax assessor over Victoria County until his death. Recorded - 1973

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