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DENNISON, STEPHEN

DENNISON, STEPHEN (1812–1836). Stephen Dennison, Alamo defender, was born in either England or Ireland in 1812. He was a glazer and painter by trade. He traveled to Texas by way of New Orleans as a member of Capt. Thomas H. Breece's company of New Orleans Greys. He took part in the siege of Bexar and later served in the Alamo garrison as a member of Capt. William Blazeby's infantry company. Dennison died in the battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Daughters of the American Revolution, The Alamo Heroes and Their Revolutionary Ancestors (San Antonio, 1976). Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Muster Rolls of the Texas Revolution (Austin, 1986). Bill Groneman, Alamo Defenders (Austin: Eakin, 1990).

Bill Groneman

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Bill Groneman, "DENNISON, STEPHEN," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fde88), accessed December 19, 2014. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.