Squire Daymon, Alamo defender, was born at Tennessee in 1808. He was a resident of Gonzales, Texas, in 1836. After taking part in the siege of Bexar, he served in the Bexar garrison as a member of Capt. William R. Carey's artillery company. Sometime after February 2, 1836, Daymon may have left Bexar for his home and then returned to the Alamo, possibly with the relief force from Gonzales on March 1, 1836. He died in the battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836.