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George Neggan (1808 - 1836)

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George Neggan
Born in South Carolina, USAmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Died in The Alamo, San Antonio, Bexar, Texasmap
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Biography

Gonzales Immortal 32

George Neggan was born 1808, in South Carolina. He emigrated to the Texas colony. [1] His hopes were to file for a land grant in one of the empressario colonies of Texas in the late 1820's or early 1830's. He was living in Gonzales in 1835 and 1836. [2]He had also joined the Gonzales Rangers.

Texas Compiled Census and Census substitutes in 1820-1890 shows George Neggan present in Bexar County, Texas, later in Alamo, in 1836:

NAME: George Neggan
STATE: TX
COUNTY: Bexar County
TOWNSHIP: Alamo-san Antonio 6mar
YEAR: 1836
DATABASE: TX Tax List Index, 1830-1839

When the letter was delivered by Capt Albert Martin from Col. Travis asking for their help from any colony for the Defenders of the Alamo after March 25, 1836. George Neggan was a resident of Gonzales and a marksman.[1][3] He gathered his rifles, belongings and rode with Capt Martin and the other IMMORTAL 32 to San Antonio de Bexar. The Immortal 32 entered the Alamo at night after sneaking through the Mexican army on March 1, 1836.

George Neggan was killed in the Battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836 along with all Immortal 32 and Alamo Defenders. A memorial is in San Fernando Cathedral. [4] [5]

NOTE: George Neggin is listed in the General Land Office Muster Roll Book 3 fallen at the Alamo. Republic of Texas awarded heirs of George Neggans a large listing of bounty warrants. See the following QUOTED from [2]
GLO of Texas awarded Heirs of George Neggan- 1920 Acres 1851 for his having fallen at the Alamo with the other Defenders" Another 288 Acres in Hopkins county were patented to the Heirs, March 1875. (Pat 99, Vol 15, Abst. 715 GLO File Lamar Bty 133. Nacogdoches Bounty 427, 715, 717. From Bounty and Donation Land Grants of Texas 1835-1888, pg 497. [2]

GLO George Neggin 1920 acre

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Bill Groneman, "NEGGAN, GEORGE," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fne36), accessed September 17, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 http://www.tamu.edu/faculty/ccbn/dewitt/gonzalesrangersl-zhtm.htm
  3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Alamo_defenders
  4. "BillionGraves Index", index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVJR-8N4D : accessed 25 January 2015), George Neggan
  5. Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8821036


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On 14 Oct 2018 at 01:35 GMT Natalie (Durbin) Trott wrote:

Mary, we're correcting PPP errors and all of these Alamo men are in the group "PPP With Project Account and without ProjectBox." I see you removed the project box from their profiles, but if they are not to be project managed, then the PPP and the project management need to be removed. The project, however, could remain on the Trusted List. Please advise me on this, so we can correct the error one way or another! Thanks!

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