Brown, George [1801-1836] (1801–1836)

By: Bill Groneman

Type: Biography

Published: 1952

Updated: June 1, 1995

George Brown, Alamo defender, was born in England in 1801. He immigrated to America and lived in Yazoo, Mississippi, before settling in Gonzales, Texas. He was one of four George Browns in the Texas army during the Texas Revolution. He 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). 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, “Brown, George [1801-1836],” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 18, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

June 1, 1995