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Moses Austin Bryan

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Independence, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 19' 44.1912", -96° 21' 37.396044"
    Texas State
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    Grandson of Moses Austin, whose 1821 contract with Mexico opened Texas to Anglo-Americans. Moses Austin Bryan came to Texas in 1831; worked with his uncle, Stephen F. Austin; fought (1836) in Battle of San Jacinto; served as secretary, Legation to United States, 1839; joined 1842 Somervell Expedition to resist Mexican aggressions in Texas; rose to major in Confederate army in Civil War, 1861-1865. Bryan was father of 5 children.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

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