Martin DeLeon

Empresario of Texas

name and location of colony

The DeLeon colony The DeLeon colony is what now is Corpus Christi.


 A Mexican Empresario who settled 200 Mexican families in South Texas (between the Lavaca and Guadalupe river). He and His wife founded the town of Victoria in 1824

personal information

Born in Burgos (then known background as new Santander) Mexico in the year of 1765


Made his first trip through those places in the year of 1805