What year did Moses Austin receive a land grant from the Spanish government?
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In what year did Moses Austin receive a land grant from the Spanish government?
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What country did Moses Austin receive his grant from?
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What time did moses Austin to bring 300 families to Texas?
Who did Moses Austin get permission from to settle colonists in Texas?
What relationship did Moses Austin have with baron de bastrop?
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What are facts about Moses Austin?
One Moses Austin died 1812, married Lucy Seward died 1808, dau. of Nathaniel Seward & Concurrence Crane This Moses Austin & Lucy Seward are buried in Center Street Cemetery. lived in Durham, CT. Another Moses Austin born 4 Oct 1761 died 10 June 1821 married Mary Brown of Phila. Pa., he was a merchant in Philadelphia, worked at the Stephen Austin Import Company. This Moses Austin's father has a brother Stephen, he had a son Stephen F Austin by wife Mary Brown: Moses is considered founder of the lead industry. The tomb of this Moses Austin is in Potosi, Missouri.
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Who asked Spain to give the US some Texas land and promised to bring in American settlers?
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What role did Stephen Austin play in the settlement of Texas by American colony's?
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What did moses Austin did before he died?
Moses Austin was the father of Stephen F. Austin, who himself is known as the Father of Texas. In 1821 he and his friend managed to convince the Spanish governor of Texas to allow Anglo-Americans to colonize the area, ultimately leading to the secession of Texas from Mexico by English speaking immigrants from the American colonies just 11 years later.