Green DeWitt

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Life

-He Was Born On February 12, 1787 In Lincoln Country, Kentucky.

-He Was An Empressario In Mexico Texas.

-He Was The Founder Of The Dewitt Colony

-He Then Married Sarah Seely In 1808

-He Then Had 6 Children

-He Died May 18, 1835

Empressario

How He Did it

-His first petition to the Mexican authorities in 1822 for a contract was turned down

-After A Visit To Texas In 1824, Dewitt Went to the Capital Saltillo of Coahuila and Texas And Texas Was Awarded a Grant on April 15,1825 To Settle 400 Colonist on The Guadalupe River.

Green Dewitts colony