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 Andrew Jackson Kent

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Andrew Jackson Kent

  • Birth 25 Dec 1791 Green County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 6 Mar 1836 San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 8888057

Alamo Defender. He with his family immigrated to Texas, settled in Gonzales, where he farmed and also done carpentry. On February 23, 1836, he mustered into the Gonzales Ranging Company of Mounted Volunteers. He rode to the relief of the Alamo with this group, arrived on March 1, 1836 and died five days later in the battle of the Alamo. Kent County Texas, established in 1876, was named in his honor.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Cokeman2
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 8 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8888057
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Jackson Kent (25 Dec 1791–6 Mar 1836), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8888057, citing The Alamo, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Cokeman2 (contributor 47080869) .