GARRETT, CHARLES (?–?). Charles Garrett, early settler, was in Texas by August 16, 1823, when he voted in an alcalde election. On July 10, 1824, he was elected fourth sergeant of the San Felipe militia. As one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred settlers, he received title on July 15, 1824, to a league of land on the south bank of the San Bernard River in what is now western Brazoria County, and a labor of land now in Waller County. The census of 1826 classified Garrett as a farmer and stock raiser aged between twenty-five and forty. He had a wife, Catherine, two daughters, and a son. The 1840 tax rolls list a Charles Garrett in Montgomery County with three slaves and twenty-five cattle.
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