Sons of DeWitt Colony Texas

Celebrate Texas Independence Day March 2

Sarah Ashby McClure Braches

Rebecca Billings Kent

Isabella Hidalgo Gonzales Woods

Lucinda L. Zumwalt Love Atkinson Kennedy

Martha Robertson Wright

Susannah Wilkerson Dickinson

Rosalia von Roeder Kleberg Ms. Lorenzo de Zavala Nancy Willis Tinsley Esther Berry House Floyd Clark Eva Catherine Rosine Ruff Sterne Jane Wilkinson Long

Women Revealed
(in the writings of Texians)

 Texian Women-----------------Women of Mexico

Aboriginal Women------------DeWitt Colony Ladies

 ....men are animated by love of adventure, desire for wealth or fame....female pioneers are sustained alone by the strength of their devotion to others.--Adele Briscoe Looscan

The men of Texas deserved much credit, but more was due the women......who faced danger and death with unflinching courage---Thomas Rusk

There is a great deal said about daring deeds done by men on the frontier, but let me here say, some of the most daring deeds that have been done were done by the heroines as well as heroes of the early settlers of Texas--Captain William Banta

There is no one who can do justice to the women at that time.
God bless the women of Texas!--
S.F. Sparks 
 

 

Afro-Texians Mary Maverick and Children Bexar Women at Work Comanche Camp in TexasSara Seely DeWitt

Coahuila y Tejas

La Colonia de DeWitt
de Coahuila y Tejas
Republica Federal de Mejico

The Lone Star

 

Empresario Greene DeWitt"Art. 1. All Foreigners, who...in virtue of the general law of 1824...which guarantees the security of their persons and property in the territory of the Mexican Nation, wish to remove to any of the settlements of the state of Coahuila y Tejas are at liberty to do so; and the said State invites and calls them."--Mexican Law 1824

Parts of Caldwell, Comal, DeWitt, Fayette, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Jackson, Lavaca, Victoria and Wilson Counties
1700-1846

Map Mexico 1824"beginning at the right bank of Arroyo de la Vaca at a distance of the reserved ten leagues from the coast, adjoining the colony of Stephen Austin on the east, the line shall go up the river to the Bejar-Nacogdoches road; it shall follow this road until it reaches a point two leagues to the west of Guadalupe River; thence it shall run parallel with the river down to the Paraje de las Mosquitos; and following the inner edge of the ten league coast reservation, it shall close the boundaries of the grant at the point of the beginning."

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