April 25 in San Antonio history…

Thirty-five year-old Kentuckian James Bowie marries 19-year-old Ursula Veramendi in San Fernando Cathedral.  Ursula Bowie will die of cholera on Sept. 10, 1833 in Monclova, Mexico.  James Bowie will die on March 6, 1836 defending the Alamo.

Contruction begins on the Quadrangle at Fort Sam Houston.

St.  Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral Church is consecrated.


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