|Birth: ||Oct., 1828|
|Death: ||Oct. 20, 1881|
Samuel K. Jennings was Born in Missouri, Oct 10 1828
to Alamo Hero Gordon Cartwright Jennings
and wife Catherine Cynthia Overton Avery McCutcheon Jennings.
Samuel was the last Child born to Gordon and Catherine,
following Abigail born in 1822, Joseph born in 1824 and Catherine "Katie" born in 1825.
The family moved by ox carts to the Austin colonies in 1833, joining Catherines older sons by preious marriages that arrived earlier.
Samuel enlisted in the Mounted Texas Rangers,at the age of 17.
He married Matilda Margaret Romaines 14 Feb 1856 in Webberville, Tx. Later Moving to Adamsville TX.
In 1861 at abt age 34, Samuel was in the Confederate Military Unit: Eighth Infantry.
Samuel became a sucessful Cattleman, his family drove cattle drives down the Chisholm trail.
Samuel passed away Oct. 20 1881, at Townsen's Mill, TX, of consumption at the age of 53. Leaving behind his wife, 10 living children and 3 children preceeding him in death.
~~Wendy Kelso Whiteman~~
Gordon Cartwright Jennings (1782 - 1836)
Catherine Cynthia Overton Jennings (1790 - 1867)
Matilda Margaret Romine Jennings (1842 - 1893)*
James Jefferson Jennings (1857 - 1924)*
Vinson R. Jennings (1858 - 1893)*
Samuel J. Jennings (1859 - 1889)*
Joseph Cephus Jennings (1860 - 1936)*
William T Jennings (1862 - 1925)*
Henry L. Jennings (1864 - 1868)*
Louisa J. Jennings (1867 - 1867)*
George Washington Jennings (1868 - 1943)*
Laura Ellen Jennings Williams (1870 - 1933)*
Mary Alice Jennings Grayson (1873 - 1942)*
Francis Marion Jennings (1874 - 1929)*
Thurston Andrew Jackson Jennings (1877 - 1877)*
Annie Florence Jennings Dooley (1879 - 1910)*
William McCutcheon (1812 - 1900)**
Abigail Jennings Talk (1822 - 1855)*
Joseph Jennings (1824 - 1847)*
Catherine Jennings Lockwood (1825 - 1911)*
Samuel K. Jennings (1828 - 1881)
Son of Gordon C. Jennings. Gordon died defending the Alamo March 6,1836.
Note: doublesided headstone shared with Matilda Jennings
Maintained by: Wendy Kelso Whiteman
Originally Created by: Donella Daywood-Love
Record added: Sep 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29825474