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  • ID: I148599
  • Name: Jonathan L. LINDLEY
  • Given Name: Jonathan L.
  • Surname: Lindley 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 12 Feb 1814 in , Sangamon, Illinois 1
  • Death: 6 Mar 1836 in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas 1
  • _UID: 2B60CFC68DF54305A29BD1BEBE0C99DEF7B3
  • Change Date: 14 Mar 2014 at 11:39
  • Note:
    Find A Grave Memorial# 8881263
    Alamo Defender. He entered Mexican Texas in November 1833, as a livestock raiser and applied for a land grant in Joseph Vehlein's colony on November 4, 1834. His quarter-league grant, located on land now in Polk County, Texas, was surveyed on June 21, 1835, and the grant was issued on July 17, 1835.
    When the Texas Revolution broke out in the fall of 1835, he joined Captain John Crane's company of volunteers and participated in the siege of Bexar in November 1835. On December 14, 1835 he joined William R. Carey's artillery company and helped garrison the Alamo's canon defense. He died in the battle of the Alamo, his death probate inventory listed his possessions as including eighteen head of cattle, eleven hogs, and a "Brand Iron."
    He was the only representative from Illinois at the Alamo. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith)




    Father: Samuel Washington LINDLEY b: 1788 in Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: findagrave.com
      Title: Database and images.
      Author: findagrave.com
      Text: For the named person
      Page: Lindley, Jonathan. Grave 8881263.
      Quality: 3
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