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 Sampson Connell, II

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Sampson Connell, II

  • Birth 5 Dec 1822 Franklin County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 30 May 1873 Liberty Hill, Williamson County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Liberty Hill, Williamson County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 34009655

Sampson Connell, Jr. along side his father, Sampson Connell, Sr. and his brother David Cook Connell delivered the last load of supplies to the Alamo (maybe) before it was attacked by the Mexican Army. Later the three fought side by side in the "Battle of San Jacinto". Following Texas winning its' independence from Mexico, Sampson Connell, Jr. received a land grant in Williamson County from the Texas Republic for his efforts and patriotism. On his headstone is the bronze plaque for "Citizen of the Republic of Texas, 1836-1846."



Inscription

Blessed are the pure in heart
For they shall see God.


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  • Created by: Smilydino
  • Added: 19 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34009655
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sampson Connell, II (5 Dec 1822–30 May 1873), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34009655, citing Connell Cemetery at Bear Creek, Liberty Hill, Williamson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Smilydino (contributor 47098476) .