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KENNON, ALFRED (?–?). Alfred Kennon, one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred colonists, received title to a league of land on the west bank of the Brazos River in what is now southeastern Burleson County on July 19, 1824. The census of March 1826 classified him as a farmer and stock raiser, aged between twenty-five and forty. His household included his wife, Jemima (Fisher), daughter of Austin colonist James Fisher, and a son under seven years of age.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Eugene C. Barker, ed., The Austin Papers (3 vols., Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1924–28). Lester G. Bugbee, "The Old Three Hundred: A List of Settlers in Austin's First Colony," Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association 1 (October 1897). Malcolm D. McLean, comp. and ed., Papers Concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas (19 vols., Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 1974–76; Arlington: University of Texas at Arlington Press, 1977–93).
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