Bourne, Daniel (1810–1836)

By: Bill Groneman

Type: Biography

Published: November 1, 1994

Daniel Bourne, Alamo defender, was born in England in 1810. He and his brothers immigrated to America, and Bourne moved on to Gonzales, Texas. He took part in the siege of Bexar as a member of Capt. T. F. L. Parrott's artillery company. He later served in the Bexar garrison in Capt. William R. Carey's artillery company. Bourne died in the battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836.

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).
  • Peoples
  • English
  • Military
  • Soldiers
Time Periods:
  • Texas Revolution

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

Bill Groneman, “Bourne, Daniel,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 25, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994