Oliver Collin “Collin” Aldrich, Sr

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Oliver Collin “Collin” Aldrich, Sr

  • Birth 2 May 1801 Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 1842 Houston County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 33754030

COLLIN ALDRICH was born in Mendon, Massachusetts, May 2, 1801. In 1829 Mr. Aldrich was married to Mrs. Elizabeth (Lawrence) Crownover. They traveled to Texas before May, 1835, and settled in what is now Houston County. He fought bravely at the Battle of San Jacinto and was issued Donation Certificate No. 743 for 640 acres of land for his participation. He also received one labor of land by the Board of Land Commissioners for Houston County.

Mrs. Aldrich died in Houston County in 1875, and was buried in Crockett, Tx. Mr. Aldrich died years later, probably about 1850, and was buried on his property south west of Crockett.


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  • Created by: Robert "Scott" Patrick
  • Added: 11 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33754030
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oliver Collin “Collin” Aldrich, Sr (2 May 1801–1842), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33754030, citing Aldrich Family Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Robert "Scott" Patrick (contributor 46858998) .