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De Witt Colony of Texas

Edward A. Lukes

De Witt Colony of Texas

by Edward A. Lukes

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Published by Jenkins Pub. Co. in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • De Witt"s Colony, Tex.
    • Subjects:
    • De Witt, Green, b. 1787.,
    • De Witt"s Colony, Tex.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdward A. Lukes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF389 .L94
      The Physical Object
      Pagination269 p. ;
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4884715M
      LC Control Number76014583

      Texas became part of the new nation of Mexico. Stephen F. Austin brought the first Anglo-American colonists to Texas. They settled the Austin Colony in south central Texas. Several other impresarios soon brought other colonists. Texas declared independence from Mexico after a military confrontation. Municipalities were soon organized. Among the most important Anglo settlements in Spanish Texas was DeWitt's Colony, founded in by Green DeWitt and James Kerr along the Guadalupe River. Before coming to Texas, DeWitt fought in the War of with the Missouri militia. By , DeWitt was aware that Moses Austin had obtained a grant to bring colonists to Spanish Texas.

      The De Witt settlement was in and around Gonzales. Leon's Mexican colony, which at one time encroached much on that of De Witt, had Victoria for its capital. Edwards settled the region around Nacogdoches. When his grant was annulled, Zavala and Vehlein . Inspired by the success of Moses Austin’s colony and with his support, DeWitt was authorized to establish a colony and settle up to Anglo Americans on the Guadalupe River adjacent to Stephen F. Austin’s colony. DeWitt named the colony Gonzales for the Mexican governor Rafael Gonzales.

      Compiled by Eld. James Henry Morris () the book "A History of the Brethren in Texas and Oklahoma," of the alternate title, "Thirty-One Years of Organized Work in Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and Louisiana by Church of the Brethren from to ," this book represents the first published history of the church, previously well-known as the German Baptist Brethren church, covering. Wealthiest of Austin's colonists: had over 90 slaves - helped save Austin's colony from starvation empresario A land agent who was given a contract by the Mexican government to bring families to Texas.


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De Witt Colony of Texas by Edward A. Lukes Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is part of the collection entitled: Rare Book and Texana Collections and was provided by UNT Libraries to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries.

It has been viewed times, with 33 in the last by: 2. DEWITT'S 's colony, one of the major colonies in the settlement of Texas, was established by Green DeWitt and James Kerr in Stirred by Stephen F.

Austin's success, DeWitt petitioned the Mexican government to become an empresario as early asbut was frustrated in his attempt. He was inspired to try again after the passage of the new federal colonization law of. De Witt's Colony Page: 13 97, [1] p., 1 l.

4 plans (3 fold.) 23 cm. This book is part of the collection entitled: Rare Book and Texana Collections and was provided to The Portal to Texas History by the UNT by: 2. DeWitt's Colony was founded by Green DeWitt () as a result of his empresario contract of Ap to settle families. The colony was located south of the San Antonio Road in the area between the Lavaca River and the divide of the Guadalupe River and the San Antonio River.

The records of DeWitt’s Colony consist of 3 linear feet of contract records, correspondence, land. De Witt Colony of Texas Unknown Binding – January 1, by Edward A Lukes (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Author: Edward A Lukes. Get this from a library. De Witt Colony of Texas. [Edward A Lukes] -- The beginnings of the counties of Caldwell, DeWitt, Fayette, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Jackson, Lavaca, Victoria.

The History of Dewitt County, Texas First Edition by Dewitt County Historical Commission (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. 5/5(1). DeWitt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the census, its population The county seat is Cuero.

The county was founded in and is named for Green DeWitt, who founded an early colony in TexasCongressional district: 34th. Rather, Ethel Zivley. De Witt’s Colony. The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, vol.

8, October Reprints of this issue are available for purchase for $15 plus $ shipping and handling. Contact the Gonzales County Archives and Records Center, PO BoxGonzales, TX DEWITT, GREEN (–).

Green DeWitt, empresario of DeWitt's colony, was born on Februin Lincoln County, he was still an infant, his father moved the family to the Spanish-held territory of Missouri.

Although little is known of his father's activities there, the family was prominent enough to educate Green beyond the normal rudimentary level, and when the boy.

Genre/Form: History Printed books: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rather, Ethel Zivley. De Witt's colony. Austin, Tex., University of Texas []. Lives and times of residents of the DeWitt Colony H-N. William Warner Hill is referred to as a onetime resident of the DeWitt Colony in some records.

He was born in Somerset, PulaskiCo, Kentucky in and came to Texas in where he traded mules and horses in. De Witt Colony of Texas by Lukes, Edward A. Hardcover available at Half Price Books® De Witt Colony Of Texas: The Beginnings Of The Counties Of Caldwell, De Witt, Fayette, Gonzales, Guadelupe, Jackson, Lavaca, Victoria.

A History of La Bahia, Fred Rider Cotten Popular History Series (9), Austin, TX: Texas State Historical Association, Further reading. Lukes, Edward A.

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Green De Witt () Empresario Green DeWitt established the DeWitt Colony and headed it from until he failed to fulfill his contract or get it renewed in Inspired by the success of Moses Austin’s colony and with his support, DeWitt was authorized to establish a colony and settle up to Anglo Americans on the Guadalupe.

The couple moved to Gonzales, Texas, in and had a daughter, Angelina Dickinson, in As a colonist in Green DeWitt's colony, Dickinson received a league of land on the San Marcos River.

He participated in the battle of Gonzales on October 2,which began the Texas Revolution. "De Witt’s Colony." Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association 8 ()– Ray, Worth S.

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