stephen f austin

stephen f austin

Stephen F Austin was born in Virginia and raised in Southeastern Missouri. Stephen was born on November 3, 1793 and died on December 27, 1836. He was known as the father of Texas because he brought 300 familys to Texas. Back then that was a lot of people because they had to grow all there food so that was about 8 people in each family.In December of 1836 Austin cought a cold there were docters called in but they could not help him. Austin died of pneumonia at noon on December 27, 1836. Austins last words were the independence of Texas is reconized cant you see these papers. Austin died without produceing offspring.

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moses austin

Moses Austin October 4, 1761 –to June 10, 1821 played a large part in the development of the American lead industry and is the father of Stephen F Austin, a leading American settler of Texas. After receiving a land grant from the spanish government in 1820, Moses Austin planned to be the first to establish an English American settlement in spanish texas but died before his dream was realized. His son, Stephen F. Austin, led the colony to a now sovereign Mexico, and in time, the settlers would demand autonomy and win independence from the Mexican ruler antonio lopez  de santa anna .