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Moses Austin


Moses Austin (October 4, 1761 – June 10, 1821) played a large part in the development of the ... On Austin's return trip, he became ill and died in 1821, shortly after arriving back in Mis...

AUSTIN, MOSES | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas State ...


Jun 9, 2010 ... Moses Austin, founder of the American lead industry and the first man to .... Moses Austin died on June 10, 1821, at the home of his daughter, ...

Moses Austin asks Spanish for Texas colony - Dec 26, 1820 ...


On this day in History, Moses Austin asks Spanish for Texas colony on Dec 26, 1820. ... recruiting colonists, but he became ill and died on the long journey back.

A Guide to the Austin Papers: The Moses and Stephen F. Austin ...


Suffering from pneumonia contracted in Texas, Moses Austin died on June 10, 1821. His final wishes were that his son, Stephen, carry on with his plans to ...

Biography of Austin, Moses - Access Genealogy


May 14, 2011 ... Moses Austin was a native of Connecticut, born at the village of Durham in 1767. ... James died of yellow fever at New Orleans in August 1829.

Moses Austin (1765 - 1821) - Genealogy - Geni


Apr 4, 2015 ... Genealogy for Moses Austin (1765 - 1821) family tree on Geni, with over ... Death : Died June 10, 1821 in St. Francois County, Missouri, United ...

Austin, Moses - Infoplease


Austin, Moses, 1761–1821, American pioneer, b. Durham ... The grant was confirmed in 1821, but Moses Austin died without realizing his settlement plans.

MOSES AUSTIN - Carroll's Corner


Many settlers who did not want to live under British rule migrated across the river to ... Moses Austin named it after his birthplace Durham, Connecticut. ... He died 10 June 1821 in St. Francois County & was originally buried at Hazel Run.

Texas History|Moses Austin Colony|First 300 Families to Settle In ...


Old 300 Families; Moses Austin's Colony; First US Settlers to come to Texas in ... for an American colony in Texas, but died before he could carry out his project.

No. 954: Moses Austin's Lead


Moses Austin, the American lead industry, and Texas. ... He turned the course of American history, then went home to Herculaneum, Missouri, to die of ...

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Moses Austin - Historic Missourians - The State Historical Society of ...


Moses Austin was an American merchant and lead miner who brought national attention to America's ... Both of his parents died by the time he was fifteen.

Moses Austin | Humanities Texas


Moses Austin. October 4, 1761–June 10, 1821. Moses Austin, the patriarch of Anglo settlement in Texas, died before his colonial dream became a reality. Austin ...

Why did Moses Austin come to Texas? | Reference.com


Moses Austin came to Texas, which was owned by Spain at the time, to establish an American colony. His dream was short-lived because he died two months ...