JOHN FLANDERS

JOHN FLANDERS

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ALAMO DEFENDER

MY ANCESTOR~ALAMO CASUALTY

  • TEXAS

John Flanders

Birth: 1800
Salisbury
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 1836
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA

Alamo Defender. He was in business with his father in Massachusetts until they argued over foreclosing on a mortgage held by a widow. He left for Texas and never communicated with his family again. He settled in Gonzales and was part of the force from that town that rode to the relief of the Alamo. He entered the Alamo garrison on March 1, 1836 and died in the battle of the Alamo five days later.


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