Dolphin Ward Floyd (1804 - 1836) MP

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Birthplace: Nash, North Carolina, United States
Death: Died in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States
Cause of death: Died defending The Alamo
Occupation: Private in the Gonzales Ranging Company of Mounted Volunteers, Died defending The Alamo
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FLOYD, DOLPHIN WARD (1804–1836). Dolphin Ward Floyd, Alamo defender, son of Thomas Penuel and Sarah (Beckwith) Floyd, was born in Nash County, North Carolina, on March 6, 1804. He immigrated to Texas and settled in Gonzales, where he made his living as a farmer. On April 26, 1832, he married Ester Berry House. Floyd joined the relief force from Gonzales and rode to the besieged Alamo, where he arrived on March 1, 1836. He died in the battle of the Alamo on his thirty-second birthday, March 6, 1836. Floyd County is named in his honor.

Source 1: http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/ffl23

Source 2: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Alamo_defenders

Source 3: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gonzales_Ranging_Company_of_Mounted_Volunteers

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Dolphin Ward Floyd (Immortal 32 Gonzales Ranger)'s Timeline

1804
March 6, 1804
Nash, North Carolina, United States
1836
March 6, 1836
Age 32
San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States